Flood Expo 2017 Update

Over the first few months of 2017, the Flood Expo experienced one of its busiest ever periods of activity, with record numbers of flood suppliers and other organisations staking their claim...
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Spending on flood defences is much higher in London and the south-east

Recently published plans set out by the government reveal spending on flood defences heavily favours London and those in the south-east of England, with funding per head up to 13 times...
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£1 million flood defence competition launched nationwide

Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom has announced a nationwide competition which will see flood defence projects from across Britain apply for a share of £1 million to aid in the protection of...
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Natural measures to prevent floods valuable but not ‘a silver bullet’, say researchers

Oxford Martin restatement finds claims that natural flood management will alleviate the worst floods are not supported by scientific evidence...
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New technology will transform how floods are forecast across England

Flood forecasting is an incredibly exciting place to be right now with so many innovations designed to give communities better warning if it floods. The work we do can save lives...
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Progress on £50m scheme provides relief for flood-risk residents in Leeds

Work on a £50m flood protection scheme in Leeds has passed a significant milestone, council bosses announced today....
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Börger at Flood Expo 2017

Making their debut at The Flood Expo 2017 on Stand No. F9024, Börger will be explaining the benefits of its Mobile Rotary Lobe Pumps for flood events. ...
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The Flood Expo and M&CCE Expo 2017 look set to become the most influential shows in the industry

It's a really exciting time for everyone associated with the Flood Expo and M&CCE Expos. Over the last few weeks there has been an unprecedented number of suppliers booking stands and...
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£3.8m funding for Scottish Borders Council to deal with impact of flooding

Scottish Borders Council will receive £3.8 million of special financial assistance from the Scottish Government to help deal with the damage caused by last year’s unprecedented storms....
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Environmental charities receive over £1.5 million from businesses which broke environmental laws

Charities will receive more than £1.5 million for projects benefitting wildlife and the environment as a result of enforcement action by the Environment Agency, it was announced today....
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Welcomed fund allocation of the Government's Northern Powerhouse project for flooding

It’s been announced that 556m has been allocated for the Northern Powerhouse project which includes funds for investment in flood defences in Leeds, Bradford, Calderdale, Craven and Kirklees....
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5 Reasons to Exhibit at the Flood Expo

Don't miss the opportunity to be part of Europe's biggest flood & marine exhibition and conference to prevent and defend the rising flooding issue....
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Date Change for Flood Expo Due to Rapid Growth

Flood Expo 2017 at ExCeL, London is now set to take place two weeks earlier on 27th/28th September due to the rapid expansion of the exhibition. A raft of new and...
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MPs Insist That Natural Measures Are Key to Flood Prevention

The planting of trees and the slowing of water flow in rivers through natural means are just some of the ways a cross-party committee of MPs has proposed......
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MPs Insist That Natural Measures Are Key to Flood Prevention

The planting of trees and the slowing of water flow in rivers through natural means are just some of the ways a cross-party committee of MPs has proposed......
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CPD accreditations for Flood Expo seminars

Have you attended the Flood Expo seminars and are now expecting your CPD accreditation? We are just in the process of accrediting all certificates. ...
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Flood Risk Management Software Application for Sainsbury’s Supermarkets

In December 2015, during a period of sustained flooding in the North of England, three Sainsbury’s Supermarket locations, Carlisle, Lancaster and Tadcaster were catastrophically flooded and commercially non-functioning for a number...
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Flooding, looking back….looking forward

Last winter’s flooding resulted in one of the busiest ever periods for BELFOR UK and in particular the Major & Complex Loss Team. ...
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Car park giant turns to FloodSax sandless sandbags

The biggest car park provider in Belgium – and one of the largest in Europe - now relies on a British invention to clear up floods, leaks and spills....
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Was the National Flood Resilience Review a robust response to the UK’s flooding crises?

The Government’s recent National Flood Resilience Review has had a mixed reception from the public and experts alike, and at Marshalls we would agree with those who say the Review fails...
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CALOREX SHOWCASES NEW PORTABLE DRYING RANGE AT FLOOD EXPO 2016

With the inevitable flooding anticipated this Autumn, Calorex has welcomed a new addition to its portable drying range specifically designed to meet the rigorous demands of the UK’s water damage and...
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Can we make flood defence smarter?

The leading independent provider of flood warning systems is now part of the leading provider of flow controls for flood storage reservoirs. Will this new combination lead to smarter, integrated...
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Cooperation Flood Expo and Wasser Berlin

Flood Expo and Wasser Berlin are joining forces to support each other on bringing the flood industry to an international level...
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Fostering a Climate of Change

For an organization founded on the belief that water is an undervalued natural resource in the UK, the current national preoccupation with ushering rainwater out to sea as quickly as possible...
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Crocodile Flood Solutions Opens New Carisle Flood Advice Centre

We are very proud to announce that our first flood advisory centre is now open which is based in Carlisle. The centre is designed to be a place where local residents...
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Permeable Paving Simplifies SuDS

Recent innovations with concrete block permeable paving help meet regulatory requirements for sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) while cutting costs and maximising development potential....
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Avoiding Future Floods & Droughts

The management of rainfall has three central aims, when rain is plentiful it is to avoid flooding, when rain is in short supply to make sure the demands of people and...
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UK government 'must deliver' on 25-year environmental pledge

Following the outcome of the Brexit vote the WWT has urged ministers to cut the cost of environmental damage....
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10 Year Flood Protection Strategy Announced To Protect More Than 10,000 Homes

Nicola Sturgeon has announced a 10 year Flood Protection plan to be backed by £420m of grant funding. The announcement was made during her visit to Newton Stewart, an area badly...
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£72m of Government money goes towards a flood plan for Cumbria

Unveiled by Floods Minister Rory Stewart a new plan has been put in place to help protect homes and businesses in Cumbria which was hit badly by the December flooding last...
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A new standard to assist flood recovery

New British Standard, BS 12999, provides a Code of Practice for damage management practitioners and a Point of Reference for third parties...
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Introducing CONSERVE Technology

Rapid urbanisation in the country, combined with a warmer wetter climate means 3.2 million people in the UK alone will be at higher risk of flooding by 2050. This latest spell...
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First Fully Flexible and Adaptable Door Flood Barrier

HydroGuard’s ‘one-size-fits-all’ technology makes it the perfect replacement for sandbags and a great solution for homeowners and emergency services alike. HydroGuard has been made with durable, premium materials and incorporates a...
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