flood defence manager
Lord Smith: Extreme weather is nation's 'number one challenge'
The winter floods have highlighted the danger of building on floodplains and underlines the need to continue improving flood defences to cope with extreme climate, says Environment Agency (EA) chairman Lord Smith.
Proposals for Northern Ireland flood risk policy announced
Flood risk assessments will need to be submitted by developers in Northern Ireland if new initiatives by the Northern Ireland Executive (NIE) to reduce the risk of future flooding are approved.
Government pledges £120m in flood defences
The Government is investing £120m to boost flood defences to protect homes and businesses and could deliver £1bn of economic benefits, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury has announced.
Environment Agency flood defence expert receives MBE
The Queen's New Year's Honours List has rewarded an Environment Agency (EA) planning manager and flood defence expert with an MBE.