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The Environment Agency is continuing to keep a close watch on river levels as well as checking defences and clearing any potential blockages to reduce the risk of flooding

A North Yorkshire village will soon be better protected from flooding when the Environment Agency starts work this month on new flood defences

The Environment Agency has warned today that drought conditions can increase the risk of flash flooding


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The Bin Brook Individual Property Protection Scheme was officially opened on Friday (30 March) by the Chair of the Regional Flood and Coastal Committee, Steve Wheatley, and officers of the Environment Agency.


The Environment Agency is extending its free flood warning service to around 3,000 homes and businesses in Cambridgeshire and Norfolk


Residents and local authorities in towns, cities and villages close to water could be left facing an £11 billion liability because of unfair and unaffordable insurance premiums, council leaders have warned


The environment secretary is to meet water companies, farmers and wildlife groups amid fears part of Britain could face the worst drought since 1976


Over 25,000 more homes will be better protected from the devastating effects of flooding by new defence schemes to start construction in the next financial year, Defra and the Environment Agency have confirmed today


Homes and businesses in a Lincolnshire village are to benefit from flood defence improvements.The Environment Agency is working on the banks of Billinghay Skirth, close to the village of Billinghay


The Commons Public Accounts Committee publishes its 64th Report of Session 2010-12, on the basis of evidence from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and the Rural Payments Agency


The worrying scale of the flood risk faced by communities in political constituencies across England and Wales is revealed today, by the ABI


The UK is set to be amongst the best prepared nations for the implications of climate change following publication of a groundbreaking study into the threats the country faces


Work is under way to reduce the risk of flooding to 21 properties near to a Lincolnshire market town.The Environment Agency is carrying out the work on the banks of the River Bain and Horncastle Canal, upstream and downstream of Horncastle


Communities on the River Aire between Mickletown, near Castleford, and Airmyn, near Goole, will be asked for their views on plans to manage flood risk in their towns and villages over the next 100 years


Newton Abbot MP Anne Marie Morris will be visiting the Environment Agency’s flood defence scheme to inspect the progress already made to protect the Back Beach area of Teignmouth


The Environment Agency has issued two flood warnings for this evening’s tides affecting the Rivers Waveney and Yare when a handful of properties in the Broads are likely to flood


Work begins on Thursday (January 9, 2012) on a jointly funded £3 million flood alleviation scheme to reduce the risk of flooding to homes in Truro


People in the Leeman Road and Water End area of York will be asked to recount their experience of flooding near their homes and businesses as part of plans to build improved flood defences


The Environment Agency has completed works near Boston, Lincolnshire, to reduce the risk of flooding to more than 500 properties


Environment Agency plans to start work next week on the flood defence scheme designed to protect the back beach and town centre areas of Teignmouth.


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