New footbridge leads next step of restoration at Lower Otter

A new footbridge has marked the next phase of the Lower Otter Restoration Project in Devon. Significant progress has been made on preparing and consolidating the new raised and flood-free route of South Farm Road ready for construction, the building of a road bridge under which tidal waters will flow, and the lowering of Big […]

Burton-upon-Trent flood defence work completes £30 million investment

The Environment Agency has completed additional flood defence work in Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, to alleviate issues around the A38 at Branston. The work, which started last summer in 2021, reduces flood risk to some 397 properties, including 18 affected by the flood of February 2020. The whole investment in Burton, including £2 million from the National […]


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