Flood damage, flood aftermath,

The Flood of Claims keeps Rising

How hydraulic modelling can help determine liability Flooding and the impact that it has on property such as homes, businesses and agricultural land continues to grow in importance. Already there are an estimated five million people living in 2 million properties located within flood risk areas in England & Wales. The current spate of flooding[…..]

The Role of Social Media in Improving Model Confidence

At a recent international workshop on urban pluvial flood modelling for the Rain Gain project Alex Grist from Richard Allitt Associates presented a paper sharing good practices for enhancing the calibration of urban drainage models including looking at how social media can help data quality. The RainGain project seeks to obtain detailed rainfall data at[…..]

Getting Ready for Groundwater Flooding

Getting Ready for Groundwater Flooding The clocks have changed and we are now firmly into autumn with winter fast approaching. Who can tell what this forthcoming winter will bring especially as the Environment Agency estimates that around 5 million people will be at risk from flooding this year. Groundwater flooding when it does occur, like[…..]