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
A campaign has been launched to raise cash for natural flood defences to protect a Yorkshire village.
Water & environment features
An innovative temporary solution installed during refurbishment of a wastewater treatment works could indicate the shape of things to come during the next funding period. Report by Margo Cole.
More water & environment news
Amey has acquired Aquatech Engineering, a water leak detection and cartographic company.
The government’s revised proposals for delivering Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) through local planning authorities have been criticised by key environmental industry figures.
Campaigners have lodged an application for a judicial review against the £4bn Thames Tideway Tunnel.
Tulloch is to construct a new jetty at Holmsgarth North in the Shetland Islands for Lerwick Port Authority.
Two very different flood defence schemes have scooped top honours at the British Construction Industry Awards 2014.
A joint venture between Costain and Vinci Construction Grands Projets has been awarded an £86M contract by Scottish Water to construct the Shieldhall Tunnel in Glasgow.
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.
Offsite manufacture sits at the heart of the UK Government’s Construction 2025 ambitions. Many sectors are turning to this approach in ever-increasing numbers to drive down construction costs by a third; speed up delivery by 50%; halve greenhouse gas emissions; and increase exports by 50% – four demanding targets of the initiative.
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)?