CIWEM FCERM Policy Position Statement

CIWEM FCERM Policy Position Statement

This Policy Position Statement (PPS) presents CIWEM’s current position relating to flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCERM) in the UK. It has been informed by CIWEM’s FCERM Specialist Panel which brings together a diverse range of expertise and perspectives...
Crown Estate and BMAPA aggregate dredging brochure launch

Crown Estate and BMAPA aggregate dredging brochure launch

On 20th May 2022 the Southern Coastal Group and SCOPAC held a webinar to launch the Crown Estate and British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) aggregate dredging brochure. Approximately 30 officers and members attended the webinar to hear more about...
Christchurch Bay & Harbour Strategy stakeholder events, June 2022

Christchurch Bay & Harbour Strategy stakeholder events, June 2022

An invitation … …to find out how we’re managing the risks of coastal flooding and erosion : Christchurch Bay & Harbour Strategy As a valued stakeholder, BCP Council and New Forest District Council, along with our project partners at the Environment Agency...
CHASM Project Networking Event, June 2022

CHASM Project Networking Event, June 2022

From Dr Charlie Thompson, CHASM project team Coastal Managers, Users and Stakeholders are invited to join us for the CHASM project team’s first stakeholder network event where we will be presenting our initial findings into crustaceans, habitat and sediment movement...
EA’s Women in FCERM Mentoring Programme 2022

EA’s Women in FCERM Mentoring Programme 2022

From Kathryn Pettit, Amy Shaw and Angela Barber, Women in FCERM Mentoring Programme Leads at the Environment Agency We are delighted to announce that the 2022 Women in FCERM Mentoring Programme launched earlier this month and that applications for mentees and mentors...
Flood and Coast conference, Telford, 7-9 June 2022

Flood and Coast conference, Telford, 7-9 June 2022

Produced by CIWEM, convened by the Environment Agency. Flood & Coast is a unique three-day event that brings together key stakeholders in the FCERM community including government bodies, Risk Management Authorities, academics, engineering consultants and...
EA’s Women in FCERM Mentoring Programme 2022

EA Partnership Governance Research Webinar, 31 January 2022

On Monday 31st January, 2-3pm, via Teams This webinar will present research on partnership governance commission by the Environment Agency’s Flood Research team and led by Middlesex University. From Dr Kate Kipling, Senior Scientist, Flood & Coastal Risk...
EA’s Women in FCERM Mentoring Programme 2022

New FCERM research project outputs published on GOV.UK

From Paul Weller, Project Manager of the Flood & Coastal Risk Management Research Programme at the Environment Agency The following projects have been delivered through the joint FCERM research programme, and their outputs are available on GOV.UK: Understanding...
The EA’s Flood Action Campaign 2021

The EA’s Flood Action Campaign 2021

Prepare. Act. Survive. Defra are hoping to count on your support with the Environment Agency’s flood action campaign (‘Prepare. Act. Survive.’), which kicks off with Flood Action Week from Monday 22 to Sunday 28 November. In England there are over 5 million homes and...
EA’s Women in FCERM Mentoring Programme 2022

SCG and SCOPAC region SMP Action Plan Updates

The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) has coordinated the update of the Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) Action Plans in the SCOPAC and Southern Coastal Group (SCG) Region.  Southern Coastal Group SMP Action Plan Updates Briefing Note – July...
Summary Note – Grant funding for land owners to facilitate habitat creation

Eco-Engineering initiatives across the coastal group region

A short update on eco-engineering initiatives taking place within the SCG-SCOPAC region, from Lucy Sheffield, Coastal Environmental Engineer at Coastal Partners MARINEFF Project One of these initiatives is the MARINEFF (MARine INfrastructre EFFects) Project, which is...
EA’s Women in FCERM Mentoring Programme 2022

Publication of new partnership funding guidance for FCERM

Ministers have decided to make a number of changes to further improve the way government funding is allocated to flood risk management schemes. This includes a recognition of the wider benefits that flood alleviation projects can bring. ‘Building flood defences...
EFRA Select Committee Flooding report, February 2021

EFRA Select Committee Flooding report, February 2021

Lack of clear flood-resilience targets leaves England at risk of ‘playing catch-up’ with climate change.  New report from cross-party MPs calls on Government to ‘show leadership’ in the face of escalating climate crisis.   The...
Summary Note – Grant funding for land owners to facilitate habitat creation

ESCP rebrands as Coastal Partners

Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP), specialist coastal engineers who manage 162km of Hampshire coastline, today announced a new name ‘Coastal Partners’, a rebrand of their visual identity and a new website focused on giving residents and business owners easy...