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Posts about our work managing flood risk and responding to flooding

Boosting action on surface water flood risk

Flood warning sign

There are over three million properties at risk of surface water flooding in England. Surface water flooding happens when rain from major storms overwhelms local drainage. It is a real and growing threat to life, property, infrastructure, and to the …

Introducing the Polder2C’s Project: a living lab to test climate response strategies

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experiments being carried out on flood embankment

Climate change is already affecting the countries bordering the southern North Sea and English Channel. Known as the 2 seas region, we need to proactively adapt and protect the area from rising sea levels and heavy storms which are occurring …

Working with international partners to promote natural flood management

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Sand Dunes

Read about how Environment Agency Officers have been involved in the recently launched ‘International guide on using Natural and Nature Based Features’. This guide is for river and coastal managers worldwide – to inspire them, showcasing nature-based approaches to flood and coastal management.