Leeds city centre’s innovative £48M flood defence project could be replicated in other towns and cities across the UK, its designers have told NCE.
Flood defence news
Thirteen flood warnings were in place across East Anglia this morning after a weekend of heavy rain.
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
A Japanese construction firm has unveiled designs for an underwater city which it says could be built within two decades.
Construction of a £31bn canal linking the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans through Nicaragua will start on 22 December.
Southern Water has been ordered to pay £500,000 after untreated sewage was discharged into the Swalecliffe Brook in Kent.
United Utilities has released two videos of work progressing on a major sewer improvement scheme in Manchester.
Morrison Construction has been picked to build a flood defence scheme in Brechin, Scotland.
Northumbrian Water has advertised a new design and construction framework covering the AMP6 spending period, worth up to £320M.
Is the government about to do a U-turn on Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS)? Further consultation, recently released by Defra and DCLG on an alternative to the Flood and Water Management Act’s proposals for sustainable drainage, certainly suggests so.
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
How confident are you that your sustainable drainage system (SuDS) will be accepted by a SuDS Approving Body (SAB)?