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How your old Christmas tree can be used to regenerate dune environments

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As Christmas is rapidly approaching, many of you will be buying and decorating your Christmas trees ready for the up and coming festivities. For those of you who buy a real tree, have you thought about how and where you will dispose of it when the festive period is over? Some of you may or may not be aware of the positive impacts that your old Christmas trees can have on dune environments, including protecting against coastal flooding and erosion by helping to regenerate dunes.

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Additional Benefits of SuDS

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The installation of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) allows surface water to be retained for longer and released more slowly into our water courses and sewers, helping to alleviate occurrences of surface water flooding. But there are also lots of additional benefits provided by SuDS too.

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Working with your community to increase resilience to flooding and other emergencies.

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So far in 2018, there have been significant events and weather conditions that have highlighted the importance of community resilience. The more organised a community is, the more resilient it can be to the impacts of an emergency situation. Communities can also plan for adverse events in advance and be aware of the potential impacts. Setting up community groups who work together to provide local residents with information on emergency events and how to respond, are also useful for increasing resilience, for example, information could be in the form of flood advice or a community emergency plan.

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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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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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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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Flood resilience grants explained

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Following the December 2015 floods the government has provided grants of up to £5000 for affected properties, intended to improve properties resistance and resilience to flooding. Find out who's eligible, how to apply and what you could apply for.

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