Pioneering sandless sandbags withstand the power of Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma has devastated parts of the Caribbean and the USA but stories are now emerging of how sandless sandbags have saved some homes and businesses. More than 40,000 FloodSax were...
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Beavers are all set to be new anti-flood heroes

For the hardy animals may be put to work to stop a village from flooding in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire in the first such scheme on government land. According...
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The Flood Expo September Update

It’s less than three weeks until the most highly anticipated Flood Expo in the events four-year history. This year we have put together the greatest collection of expert speakers that the...
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A Close Up Look at Keynote Speaker Tiffany Hodgson

Tiffany Hodgson started working at the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat in 2008; initially as assistant programme officer on the Adaptation, Technology and Science Programme, as part of the UN Framework...
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Houston Disaster Latest

Around 2,000 Houston residents have been rescued as Tropical Storm Harvey’s heavy rains continue to cause catastrophic flooding in and around the Texan city. Chief Darryl Coleman, of the Harris County...
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Transport turmoil after flooding in Mumbai

Officials in Mumbai are asking people to stay at home after the Indian city was hit by heavy monsoon rains. In excess of 16 million people’s lives have been affected across...
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Has Climate Change Impacted the Timing of European Floods?

The timing of floods has changed significantly across certain areas of Europe, according to a study conducted by TU Wien and 30 European partners. Climate change is often blamed when a...
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Eight month delay for Exeter Flood Defense Scheme

It has been announced that there is an eight month delay on a colossal civil engineering project designed to protect thousands of Exeter’s resident from potential damages caused by flooding. ...
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Extreme Weather Set to Impact European Life

According to a study published in The Lancet Planetary Health, two in three people living in European countries may be impacted by weather-related disasters by the year 2100. ...
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The many causes of flooding in the Maldives

A new study from the University of Southampton has discovered that the causes of coastal flooding in the Maldives are extremely complicated....
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£400 million of Property and One-Fifth of the Scottish Coast is Under Threat from Erosion

According to research, properties and other infrastructure worth £400 million across one-fifth of Scotland’s coastline is at risk of erosional damage within the next three decades. ...
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The £1 Million Project to Boost British Coastal Tourism

£1 million of VisitEngland’s Discover England Fund will be spent on a new tourism project to open up coastal areas including 22 miles in East Lindsey. The “England’s Coast” project, led...
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An Extra £18 Million for the City of York

A top councillor in York has said that the Government grant awarded to York for flood defences is insufficient. Therefore an extra £18 million could be given to the city of...
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Can you afford to miss the Flood Expo 2017?

Across the UK, over 300,000 commercial properties are estimated to be at risk of flooding. The winter of 2015 saw one of the wettest months in over a century. Over 4,600...
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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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