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Environment Agency monitoring of the South West's largest abstractor

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A pontoon at Gothers Pit.

Mark Pilcher, Land and Water team leader in West Cornwall, talks about our demanding work to inspect one of the largest abstractors of water in the south-west.  The Environment Agency (EA) is responsible for regulating water in England - its …

Meet two Environment Agency interns helping to protect our water environment.

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Our Summer Diversity Internship Programme (SDIP) offers students from diverse backgrounds the chance to kickstart their careers and give them an insight into the breadth of work undertaken by the EA. Ever wondered what this would be like? We spoke to Rion Hoshino and Siobhan Gunn, who completed the internship this summer, to find out more about their experience.

How the Environment Agency uses data to protect our water resources in a changing climate

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After spending almost 20 years collecting data in the West Midlands to respond to climate change challenges, like flooding and drought, I still love the job I do as much as when I first got called to interview for the Environment Agency.

Working with partners to deliver £2.5 billion flood investment programme

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Following the 2013 Spending Review, for the first time we have a longer-term, 6 year plan to improve flood and coastal erosion risk management infrastructure. Our revised investment programme was one of the elements discussed at the recent annual Flood and Coast Conference. …