Understanding flood risk guarantees protectionEarlier this week the Environment Agency (EA) warned members of the public to be aware of the risk of flooding to their property. And with the Met Office forewarning of a particularly wet winter ahead (21/22) this could prove to very timely.
The impact of climate change on flooding in the UKThe Environment Agency (EA) have previously shared that 5.2 million homes and businesses across England are at risk of flooding; that’s one in every six properties.
Is your home at risk of flooding?Flooding can be devastating; it can destroy properties and within it, precious possessions and memories. At the end of last year, the Environment Agency shared that at any given time 5.2 million homes and businesses are at risk of flooding across England.
Flooding – prevention is better than cureFebruary has already seen two storms battering the British Isles, with homes and businesses counting the cost of high winds and months’ worth of rain. Now we have Storm Jorge on the way.
Flooding isn’t all about riverbanks overflowingWhen you hear the word flooding does your mind quickly flash to torrential rain causing riverbanks to overtop and dams to burst?
Flood risk surveys: how to get the most out of a property flood assessmentWe have teamed up with FloodFlash to help commercial property owners know how to set up a flood risk analysis so they can prepare for flooding better.
Flood – payout – reinstateOur flooding specialist and contributor to the new Code of Practice for Property Flood Resilience, Ian Paton, discusses the benefits of flood prevention schemes.
Flood defence – a watertight investmentOn 9 May 2019, BBC News published an article on climate change and how flood planners across the country ‘must prepare for the worst’.
Electric vehicle charging: it’s all about location, location, locationThe UK is currently the second largest market in Europe for the purchase of electric vehicles (Source: The Guardian) with more than 500,000 new electric vehicles (EVs) registered in the five months up to the end of May of this year (Source Nextgreencar.com).