water

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 …

The Sonde of Music

Perhaps the hills aren't alive with the Sound of Music, but they are buzzing with sondes. Sondes are devices that enable us to test the temperature, oxygen levels, and 'cloudiness' (turbidity) of water, giving us vital information on its quality. …

How to create a rain garden

As someone passionate about sustainable drainage, I’m always trying to think of ways to make the implementation of it appealing and exciting to the general public. In my home town of Auckland, New Zealand, Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SuDs) are …