Andrew Denville

Winter is coming…

Last December Storm Desmond hammered the UK, putting many of our Monitoring & Forecasting Duty Officers through their paces. Just short of a year later and we’re at the end of our training programme with an additional officers trained across …

On the road to recovery in Yorkshire

It has been over 200 days since communities across Yorkshire had their Christmas stolen by Storm Eva. Flood defences were damaged and our telemetry stations – which monitor river levels - logged record-breaking levels, alongside the obvious and devastating damage …

We've been testing our sirens!

It’s Monday morning and I’m sat at my desk planning out my work week, time seems to be flying by recently. I catch myself casting my mind back little over a week to the annual upper Calder valley Yorkshire siren …

Flood wardens unite!

The National Flood Forum showcasing the latest equipment that can be used to protect from flooding

It’s Saturday morning and all is relatively quiet in the city as I make my way to the office, there’s rain in the air but a spring in my step because today is our annual flood warden seminar. Now you …