Nottinghamshire County Council updates on flood alleviation scheme

Posted & filed under Flood Mitigation, In The Press.

February 2021 Storm Christoph tests flood alleviation measures Last month, Storm Christoph passed through the county and saw the County Council and its partners working together to prepare for and respond to the impacts of the storm. A multi-agency response was co-ordinated to prepare communities for potential flooding and support and assistance was offered to… Read more »

Flood and coastal risk management strategy 2020

Posted & filed under Community Resilience, Emergency Planning, Flood Mitigation, In The Press, Planning.

Here is the Environment Agency FCERM strategy which was launched in September 2020 and on which the webinar at the Flood and Coast conference ‘Creating Climate Resilient Places’ was based. Community resilience and involvement in decisions about their environment is a key feature in the strategy for example (edited extracts) Local people and local partners… Read more »

Fishlake’s story – helps us understand community resilience

Posted & filed under Blog, Community Resilience, Flood Mitigation, In The Press.

This story about Fishlake’s flooding will resonate with many in Southwell. A warning that we mustn’t forget why we need to keep an eye on maintenance of drains, ditches, Potwell Dyke, strainers/gratings on culvert or become complacent that our flooding problem is solved because we’ve had mitigation installed. Community resilience and “feeling that you’re doing… Read more »