Environment Agency chairman Sir Philip Dilley has rejected claims from MPs that there is a £600M “black hole” in England’s flood defence budget.
Flood defence news
England’s flood defence budget has a £600M black hole because of government spending cuts since 2010, a committee of MPs has warned.
Water & environment features
A campaign to reopen the rail line between Wisbech and March is firmly on track after leaders from Anglian Water and some of the region’s biggest businesses joined forces.
More water & environment news
Key players in the UK construction market – Costain, Laing O’Rourke, Vinci, Bachy, Ferrovial, Bam Nuttall, Morgan Sindall and Balfour Beatty – have been named as the preferred bidders to build the mega sewer tunnel under the River Thames, it has been revealed today.
Bam Nuttall has won the main contractor role on a £12M port expansion scheme on Shetland.
Civil engineering contractor JN Bentley has been awarded a framework contract by the Coal Authority to design and construct water treatment schemes in disused mines.
Contractor Osborne has used an underwater excavator to help with a scour protection project on the River Colne in Surrey.
The Infrastructure Act has become law today, after the bill completed its passage through Parliament and received Royal Assent.
A London civil engineering contractor must pay out £200,000 in fines and costs after a workman suffered a fatal accident while installing sewer pipes in Swindon.
Infrastructure in 2014
The water industry is going through a major change in focus that will have a significant impact on water companies and the supply chain
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