Around the world many different countries have had to design elaborate and often expensive methods of controlling and mitigating the damaging effects of global flooding. Whilst these methods often involve feats of technical and mechanicalContinue Reading
Flood prevention measures around the world
Looking at flood prevention measures around the world offers an interesting perspective when it comes to reviewing and comparing our own methods here in the UK. Across the continents, various flood prevention techniques are inContinue Reading
What we can learn from 2015/2016’s extreme flooding?
November 2015 to early February 2016 was an incredibly challenging time for home and business owners in the UK. Throughout much of the country, particularly the North of England and West of Scotland, flooding causedContinue Reading
Are young people leaving themselves at risk of flooding?
According to recent figures from the Environmental Agency, young people in the UK may be leaving themselves at risk of flood damage. Around 75% of 18-24 year olds are not aware if they are livingContinue Reading
Government flooding plans come under attack from recent report
A recent report from MPs has highlighted inadequacies over the current plans for flooding by the government, suggesting that the Environmental Agency be stripped of their current responsibilities and replaced by a dedicated flooding authority.Continue Reading
Small businesses set to receive cheaper flood cover
Flooding not only costs the UK economy billions of pounds every year, it also causes immeasurable damage to people’s lives and livelihoods. When it comes to livelihoods affected, small business owners are one of theContinue Reading
Aquaread’s Award Success at The Flood Expo 2016
Aquaread recently attended The Flood Expo 2016, the largest event of its kind in the world showcasing the best solutions and innovations in the world of flooding. The event, hosted at London’s ExCel, showcased aContinue Reading
Is the risk of drought in the UK growing?
The idea of queuing up in the street for water in the heat of summer might conjure up images of third world countries. New data has predicted that this, with a 20% chance, could beContinue Reading
How are melting ice sheets affecting seawater salinity levels?
Each year, findings and studies are published which promote the fact that the world is changing at an alarming rate. The world’s oceans are no exception. A new study published in Nature addresses one ofContinue Reading
The impact of the oceans heating up
Following the hottest July and August on record, the earth’s rising temperature is having a number of knock on effects on rising ocean water temperatures around the world. A new study by The International UnionContinue Reading