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Whether it’s advice on tackling environmental or safety issues, helpful information about landscape design, or inspiration for making the most of the outdoors, we’ve got it covered for you in our Knowledge Centre. All our blog articles are created to help people live, work and play in a sustainable way. If you like our resources and want them to come directly into your inbox, sign up for our monthly newsletter.


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Sump & pump systems: what you need to know

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Sump & pump systems can be a vital form of property level protection, especially if your property is prone to basement and groundwater flooding. They can protect your property from flooding, water damage and expensive repairs. Take a look at our infographic for more information...

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Business flood plans: what to include

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An ABI study found that 80% of businesses that do not have an emergency plan in place do not recover from a major incident such as a flood. If your business is in a flood risk area you should have flood plan in place, this fact sheet helps you to put a plan together so you and your business are more prepared.

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Flood Action Groups

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Forming a flood action group can play a vital role in reducing the communities flood risk. The main aim of a flood action group is to work together to help reduce the impact of future flood events.The group can be based around emergency planning and a community flood plan can be created to ensure they can actively get involved in reducing flood risk.

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Traditional Vs. Modern: How to protect your building

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Getting the correct property level protection is essential for improving your flood resilience. Traditional buildings often require different measures to modern buildings, with different factors to consider. This handy guide helps to identify the key differences and the step you can take in order to best protect you and your home.

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Flooding advice - A thought for your neighbour

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The effects of flooding can be extremely challenging, especially for those in vulnerable circumstances. Although your flood plan is personal to you - think wider. Who needs help? Who can you help? Even if it is just a phone call to your neighbour or dropping by to see if they need any help preparing for or recovering from a flood, it can make a huge difference to someone in need...

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Drainage systems - who's responsible?

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Whether caused by Autumn leaves or irresponsible use, blocked drains or gutters can cause immeasurable damage and can even lead to flooding. However, before taking any action to rectify the problem it is important to know who is responsible for the drainage system. Take a look at our infographic with some useful indicators to help you out...

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Natural Flood Management

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Natural Flood Management is the alteration or restoration of the landscape to reduce flood risk. It is a catchment based and long term approach with multiple benefits. This infographic gives examples of the techniques that can be used and case studies of NFM in practice.

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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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