Groundwater flooding can happen when the level of the water within rock or soil underground rises, meaning that water seeps through the surface.
Environment Agency staff monitoring the ultra-high volume pump In Lincolnshire, Environment Agency staff are working 24/7 alongside the emergency services to protect people and property after a river embankment breached at Wainfleet. In an effort to reduce flood waters, …
We have received a number of comments and enquiries about some flood maintenance work we have carried out on an embankment at Kelfield Ings, on the River Ouse, eight miles downstream of York. Kelfield Ings is part of the Three …
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