After the floods in 2007 in Sheffield the Environment Agency undertook a comprehensive programme of works to clear the River Don of tree growth, vegetation and debris. Both eyewitness accounts and subsequent modelling demonstrated the capacity of the channel was …
Helen Batt is the Calder Catchment Director, Environment Agency. She was formerly the chief executive of Sheffield’s River Stewardship Company, helping to set up the social enterprise with Jonathan Moxon, who worked for the Environment Agency and is now Flood Risk Manager for Leeds City Council
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