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CPD webinar: Understanding Groundwater Flood Risk – 28 November ’17

Join our webinar: Understanding Groundwater Flood Risk 28 November 2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Who should sign up Property developers, planners, architects – anyone involved in the process of property transactions, management and development. What will be covered? […]
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CPD webinar: An introduction to Flood Risk Assessments – 7 November ’17

Join our webinar: An introduction to Flood Risk Assessments (FRAs) for property professionals 7 November 2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Who should sign up Property developers, planners, architects – anyone involved in the process of property transactions, management […]
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CPD webinar: Contaminated Land – 17 October ’17

Join our webinar: Contaminated Land – Impacts and implications on property and development 17 October 12pm-1pm. Who should sign up Property developers, planners, architects – anyone involved in the process of property transactions, management and […]
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CPD webinar: Understanding SuDS – 19 September ’17

Join our webinar: Understanding SuDS for property professionals 19 September 2017, 12:00pm-1:00pm (UK time). Who should sign up Property developers, planners, architects, commercial property lawyers – anyone involved in the process of property transactions, management […]
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GeoSmart adds Ambiental data to enhance its Flood Risk Assessments

Unique combination raises the bar on flood risk assessment, providing unparalleled peace of mind for property professionals. We have teamed up with flood risk experts, Ambiental to add the latest iteration of their ultra high […]
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GeoSmart partners with Ashdown for enhanced land quality reports

Ashdown Site Investigation is a geotechnical and environmental consultancy that provides cost effective and practical engineering advice on design, remediation and construction projects. They are now offering our SuDSmart and FloodSmart reports as part of their […]
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CPD Webinar: Contaminated Land – 17 May ’17

Join our webinar: Contaminated Land – Impacts and implications on property and development 17 May 12pm-1pm. Who should sign up Property developers, planners, architects – anyone involved in the process of property transactions, management and […]
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Flood and Coast – 28-30 March ’17

Join us at this year’s Flood and Coast in Telford from 28-30 March. Our Innovation Director, Dr Paul Ellis, will be chairing a session on ‘Modelling Local Flood Risk’ as well as speaking on ‘Implementing […]
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EFRA committee review: time to act on SuDS

We were delighted to contribute to the consultation published in a recent report (26 April 2017) by the EFRA Committee inquiry into how effectively the Government has implemented the Flood and Water Management Act 2010. […]
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Using Open Data from the Environment Agency

Our GWFlood groundwater flood forecast service combines modelling with open data from the Environment Agency. In a recent blog for Defra Digital, our Chairman Mark Fermor explained: what our groundwater flood forecast service is; how […]
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The hidden risk with basement conversions

Recent research from Direct Line Insurance has found that 75% of all applications for basement conversions in the UK are for properties in the capital. While this may not be a surprise due to land […]
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CIWEM report – case for stronger SuDS legislation

The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) and the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) have published new research urging the government to ensure that new housing developments include sustainable drainage systems (SuDS), as […]
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Homes built on flood plains – needs must be balanced by risk

The UK’s population is set to grow by around another 10million people over the next 25 years, with the South and East of the country seeing most demand. In a region of extensive river and […]
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Starter Homes Initiative – £7billion to build on brownfield land

The government has announced a clear New Year’s resolution to unlock £7billion to expand its government’s affordable housing programme. Housing providers can now apply for a share of the fund, which was allocated an additional […]
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Groundwater flooding and infrastructure – up to a 1/4 of critical sites at risk

Last week, we revealed the hidden cost of groundwater to the English economy in terms of damage to property – some £530million a year. Groundwater flooding impacts an estimated 424,000 properties, many of them who […]
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Meet the team – Mike

Mike Piotrowski joined GeoSmart Information in January 2016 as a Report Manager, responsible for FloodSmart and SuDSmart reports. What’s your background and experience before joining GeoSmart? I previously worked for an Environmental Consultancy Group in […]
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