Category Archives: Environment Agency

Environment Agency publishes new evidence to plan for flood and coastal risk up to 2065

By | March 3, 2019

The £10 million Salford flood storage basin, opened in 2018, protects 2,000 homes and businesses. The Environment Agency is investing £2.6 billion in flood and coastal erosion risk management projects between 2015 and 2021, helping to protect 300,000 homes. The Environment Agency has published a new economic assessment to aid planning for flooding and coastal… Read More »

£2.1m programme of improvements to River Thames locks

By | November 21, 2018

The Environment Agency has launched its annual winter programme of investment into the infrastructure that enables and enhances boating activity on the non-tidal River Thames. Work will support recreational and commercial boating along the 135-mile stretch of water. It will carry out major projects at five of the 45 lock sites it owns and operates along… Read More »

All party group discusses waterway issues

By | March 23, 2018

Transfer of the EA navigations, future waterway funding and residential moorings were among the topics discussed at a meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Waterways, held at Westminster on Tuesday 13th March. John Grogan MP, Chair of the All Party Group, opened the meeting and welcomed the first speaker, Richard Parry, Chief… Read More »