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Posts by Esther Morrissey

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Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS)

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Sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) are a natural approach to managing drainage systems which aim to reduce flood risk and water pollution, improve habitats and provide green spaces. Take a look at our infographic for more information on the benefits and techniques.

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Improving flood resilience in Lancaster

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Newground will be engaging with residents in Lancaster, who live in flood warning areas offering free advice and support intended to help them to become more prepared and resilient to flooding.

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The multiple benefits of natural flood management

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There are multiple benefits of Natural Flood Management measures not just for managing flood risk but for both the environment and society as well. This blog explores these multiple benefits and the ways they can improve the environment we live in.

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Two years on from the December 2015 flooding

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Two years on from the December 2015 flooding that hit the North of England is a time where we can look back on the changes that have been made and the challenges that people still face following Storms Desmond, Eva and Frank.

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Improving flood resilience in Cheadle

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Newground will be engaging with residents in Cheadle, who live in flood warning areas offering free advice and support intended to help them to become more prepared and resilient to flooding.

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Upstream Management- River and Floodplain Restoration

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River and floodplain restoration aims to improve the ability of a river to manage floodwater, through techniques such as river re-meandering, floodplain re-connection and bank stabilisation. The Eddleston Water Project aims to reduce flood risk for the communities of Eddleston and Peebles in Scotland using upstream management techniques.

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For peats sake! The importance of peatland in managing flood risk

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Although relatively unknown, peatlands make up 12% of the UK’s land mass and are a massively important and unique ecosystem due to the role they play in maintaining biodiversity, carbon storage and flood risk management. Find out more about why they are so important and what you can do to help save the UK's peatlands in our blog

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