Posted & filed under Community Resilience, Emergency Planning, Flood Mitigation, insurance - Flood Re, National Flood Forum Bulletins, Natural Flood Management, Planning, SuDS.

National Flood Forum has been arranging a series of zoom meetings during lockdown with a series of expert speakers.

Topics covered a range of relevant topics including ‘Working with local Councils’, ‘Weather forecasting’, ‘Digital maps’, ‘Riparian owners and management’, ‘Natural Flood Management’, ‘Working with water companies’, ‘Planning framework’, ‘SUDS and adoption’.

These have been immensely useful and have involved flood groups throughout the country. Most zoom meetings have been attended by 25-30 groups.

This has been invaluable – usually we only meet other flood action groups and expert speakers at the NFF Annual conference – the last one was in March 2020 just days before lockdown!

It’s very empowering to hear about other groups’ activities and get ideas on how they cope in their community, work with authorities etc.

Some of the meetings are now on the NFF Youtube channel.

How Natural Flood Management improved flood-risk resilience in Southwell

Posted & filed under Flood Mitigation, Natural Flood Management, Nottingham Trent University, SuDS, Trent Rivers Trust.

The Southwell FRAMES Pilot Trent Rivers Trust (TRT) led the Southwell Pilot project, which sought to improve flood resilience in Southwell through natural flood management (NFM) intervention and community engagement. During its three-year lifespan Southwell’s FRAMES project improved flood-risk resilience in the present day and for the future. On Trent Rivers Trust website you can… Read more »