Temporary and Demountable Flood Protection Guidance 2010 is updated

Defra’s strategy for managing flood risk in England as outlined in ‘Making Space for Water’ calls for a portfolio of measures for managing flood risk. Temporary and Demountable systems are increasingly forming an important part of this portfolio.

Following publication of the Interim Guidance on the use of Temporary and Demountable Flood Defences by the Environment Agency in 2002, there have been many advances in the variety and forms of flood products available.

To capture information on new products, associated developments and lessons learnt from use since 2002 the Environment Agency commissioned this update of the interim guidance. Read the guidance on the EA website…

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Help plan the future – join new flood and coastal committee

The Environment Agency has vacancies on its three Anglian Regional Flood and Coastal Committees (RFCCs) and is keen to hear from people wanting to join. The RFCCs will play an important role in deciding local priorities, raising local levies and approving work. They also have a critical role in supporting the Environment Agency and Lead Local Flood Authorities (LLFAs) in working with communities and other partners to identify and bring in funding. They replace the former Regional Flood Defence Committees.

Read more on the Environment Agency’s website…