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Natural flood management - funding hurdles worth overcoming

23-Oct-2015 | By Katherine Pygott

The debate on approaches to flood risk management has embraced a growing recognition that traditional solutions can be complemented, but not replaced, by natural flood management techniques. Katherine Pygott explains why the funding hurdles are worth the effort overcoming.

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THE GALLERY | Designs for new Thames bridge revealed

26-Nov-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

A design by Bystrup Architecture, Design and Engineering has been chosen by the jury in a contest to design a bridge over the River Thames.

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High pressure water main damaged in Wales

26-Nov-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

A significant amount of water has been lost after a water main was damaged in Wales.


Lanes Group steps in after UKDN Waterflow administration

12-Nov-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

Lanes Group has bought UKDN Waterflow after the company went into administration, saving around 300 jobs.


Fresh SuDS guidance 'recognises engineers' role'

12-Nov-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

The role engineers take in delivering high quality drainage has been recognised by major revisions to guidance on sustainable drainage systems (SuDS), according to the body that published it.

Hurricane Katrina: New Orleans flooding

Studying islands could improve costal infrastructure resilience

10-Nov-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

Studying natural barrier islands could improve the resilience of coastal infrastructure design, according to an expert.

High definition photos taken of the city enabled Philadelphia to map out the city ahead of the Popes visit in September

VIDEO | Detailed 3D meshed models built from photos

3-Nov-2015 | By Katherine Smale

A new software programme that generates detailed ‘reality meshes’ using photos taken with any digital camera could boost construction works.


Infrastructure in 2014: Water industry now faces a sea change

The water industry is going through a major change in focus that will have a significant impact on water companies and the supply chain

Stuart Crisp

Infrastructure in 2014: Adopting a long term solution

How confident are you that your sustainable drainage system (SuDS) will be accepted by a SuDS Approving Body (SAB)?

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