Smart monitoring to track flood levels in Shropshire

River floods are one of the most powerful, and often all-too-sudden, consequences of relentless rainfall in vulnerable low-lying areas. The problem is, it’s already too late when water from the...
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FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE FLOOD EXPO AWARDS 2017

The Flood Expo team are absolutely delighted to announce the Award finalists for the Flood Expo 2017, September 27th & 28th at ExCel London...
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The Flood Expo Update

The seminar schedule for the world’s largest flood solutions exhibition & conference is being finalised. And this year’s programme not only cements this year’s show as the largest in the event’s...
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UK Flood Barriers: Creating history by being appointed main contractor for unique UK project

UK Flood Barriers is a Worcestershire company which has been running for 10 years. They are well known for creating innovative, inventive and effective flood defence systems....
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The Lowestoft Flood Defence Project worth £10 million pounds

A proposal of £32 million was approved for the Lowestoft Flood Management Project (LFRMP) to help prevent future major flooding events in residents and businesses in Lowestoft....
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The American flood insurance programme is drifting away. What can the U.S do to stop this?

The most costly and common natural disaster in the United States is flooding, more protection insurance is needed in certain areas....
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The £11 million scheme to reduce the risk of further flooding.

An £11 million pound project has begun. Local businesses in the north east of England are working alongside the Environment Agency to help wildlife in Teesside thrive and help reduce the...
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Southern Storms: Devastation caused by severe flooding

On July 19th, storms and heavy rainfall caused mass flooding for many homes across the south east and south west of the UK....
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Natural Flood Management Scheme: £2 million awarded to Weardale

£15 million has been set aside in government funding to help the development of natural flood management projects across the UK....
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Millions are at risk of flooding in the Caribbean and Pacific islands.

Around 4.2 million people in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean and Pacific are living in high-risk flooding areas due to rising sea levels; this estimation has been reported...
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£1 million awarded to the North West for flood protection

Minister Thérèse Coffey has announced that a £1 million natural flood scheme has been approved which will help people, homes and businesses have better protection from flooding across the north west....
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Keynote Close Up: NASA's Dr David Green

While the Flood Expo always houses seminars by some of the most renowned flooding experts from across the globe, the exciting addition of NASA’s Dr. David Green to 2017’s lineup means...
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Stanmore Marsh Wetlands opens officially after restoration project benefits from Flex MSE®

The Mayor of Harrow, Cllr Margaret Davine, officially opened Stanmore Marsh Wetlands on Wednesday 28 th June 2017, the culmination of a two-year project to restore the marsh back to its...
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Keynote Close Up - Daniel Cook

Daniel Cook is head of the Environmental Assessment Department at Ambiental; a leading flood risk assessment, civils, drainage and risk modelling consultancy. After gaining a BSc Honours degree in Marine Science...
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The Flood Expo July Update

The programme for the Flood Expo is almost complete, and, boy, have we got a show in store for you! Tickets are Free from the event website and are sure to...
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Trials on Thames basin

Trials on the five-year demonstration project, designed in 2016, are being carried out by the Environment Agency in conjunction with the Evenlode Catchment Partnership - with a report on the chosen...
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Nominations for flood basin project

A new £9 million flood basin at Salford’s Castle Irwell, beside the River Irwell, is now operational.The basin - which is the same size as 260 Olympic swimming pools and will...
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Flood protection project completed

Selkirk’s new flood protection scheme has been officially opened by Roseanna Cunningham, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform. The £31.4 million project in the Scottish town will provide...
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Council agree £6.9m flooding scheme

Dundee city councillors have agreed to spend £6,917,574 on a flood protection scheme. The scheme will run from Camperdown dock to Dundee Airport; providing flooding protection to the city’s new £1...
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Flood Expo welcomes back StormMeister!

We are absolutely honoured to welcome back StormMeister™ Flood Protection for the upcoming Flood Expo 2017 this September! Founded in 2010 but the company holds over 30 years experience within the...
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Free Tickets for the Flood Expo are now available

Free Ticket registrations for the highly-anticipated return of the Flood Expo are now being accepted on the event website. On the 27th & 28th of September, the doors of ExCeL London...
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Keynote Close Up - William Montgomery

As one of the UK’s most successful and dynamic leadership consultants, William Montgomery has enjoyed a varied and colourful career - rising his way through the ranks of the Royal Navy,...
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11 Reasons Why the Flood Expo is Unmissable

The Flood Expo is the world's largest exhibition and conference designed to showcase the latest innovations that further the way flooding is predicted, prevented, and managed. There are hundreds of...
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M4 relief road plan 'needs flood defence fund commitment'

A long-term commitment to fund flood defences along the route of the M4 relief road is needed before the scheme goes ahead, it has been argued. Natural Resources Wales (NRW) -...
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Flood Expo 2017 Update

The Environment Agency is supporting the Flood Expo again this year, and after the successes of last year, they have committed to being more involved than ever before. Although we cannot...
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Recognition for firm’s flood doors

A manufacturer’s composite flood defence doors have become the first in the UK to be awarded a British Standard kitemark. The recognition for Watergate Flood Solutions’ product follows three years of...
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More money for flood damage repairs

A town in Greater Manchester has been granted an £850,000 cash boost to rectify the flood damage caused by Storm Eva. The borough saw roads and tunnels left in need of...
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Date set for start of multi-million pound flood defence works

January will see the start of works on North Lincolnshire’s £13m flood defence scheme. To protect the villages of Burringham, Gunness and East Butterwick, sheet piles will be put in place...
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Almost 60% of new houses built on flood plains

New statistics from the Environment Agency and Land Registry have revealed that 58% of homes built in North Somerset in 2015 and 2016 were constructed in areas at a high risk...
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Flood Expo 2017 Update

Over the first few months of 2017, the Flood Expo experienced one of its busiest ever periods of activity, with record numbers of flood suppliers and other organisations staking their claim...
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Spending on flood defences is much higher in London and the south-east

Recently published plans set out by the government reveal spending on flood defences heavily favours London and those in the south-east of England, with funding per head up to 13 times...
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£1 million flood defence competition launched nationwide

Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom has announced a nationwide competition which will see flood defence projects from across Britain apply for a share of £1 million to aid in the protection of...
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Natural measures to prevent floods valuable but not ‘a silver bullet’, say researchers

Oxford Martin restatement finds claims that natural flood management will alleviate the worst floods are not supported by scientific evidence...
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New technology will transform how floods are forecast across England

Flood forecasting is an incredibly exciting place to be right now with so many innovations designed to give communities better warning if it floods. The work we do can save lives...
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Progress on £50m scheme provides relief for flood-risk residents in Leeds

Work on a £50m flood protection scheme in Leeds has passed a significant milestone, council bosses announced today....
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Börger at Flood Expo 2017

Making their debut at The Flood Expo 2017 on Stand No. F9024, Börger will be explaining the benefits of its Mobile Rotary Lobe Pumps for flood events. ...
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The Flood Expo and M&CCE Expo 2017 look set to become the most influential shows in the industry

It's a really exciting time for everyone associated with the Flood Expo and M&CCE Expos. Over the last few weeks there has been an unprecedented number of suppliers booking stands and...
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£3.8m funding for Scottish Borders Council to deal with impact of flooding

Scottish Borders Council will receive £3.8 million of special financial assistance from the Scottish Government to help deal with the damage caused by last year’s unprecedented storms....
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Environmental charities receive over £1.5 million from businesses which broke environmental laws

Charities will receive more than £1.5 million for projects benefitting wildlife and the environment as a result of enforcement action by the Environment Agency, it was announced today....
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Welcomed fund allocation of the Government's Northern Powerhouse project for flooding

It’s been announced that 556m has been allocated for the Northern Powerhouse project which includes funds for investment in flood defences in Leeds, Bradford, Calderdale, Craven and Kirklees....
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5 Reasons to Exhibit at the Flood Expo

Don't miss the opportunity to be part of Europe's biggest flood & marine exhibition and conference to prevent and defend the rising flooding issue....
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Date Change for Flood Expo Due to Rapid Growth

Flood Expo 2017 at ExCeL, London is now set to take place two weeks earlier on 27th/28th September due to the rapid expansion of the exhibition. A raft of new and...
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