Calderdale Catchment Plan and its development. The latest workshop held on Saturday 2nd July

We’d like to keep you up to date with the Calderdale Catchment Plan and its development. The latest workshop held on Saturday 2nd July in Halifax focusing on Governance arrangements. Please find attached the notes written up from the work on the day that will directly inform how the Catchment Plan process is run and provide …

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On Saturday 16 July, another workshop is planned to focus on traditional flood defences

Following the first catchment plan workshop on the 18 June and a second group exercise on the 2 July which defined the governance arrangements for the Calderdale Catchment Partnership, a further series of workshops have now been organised to identify issues and related actions that will be included in the initial catchment plan. The workshop …

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Helping ourselves, how a miniature flood alleviation scheme helps protect a local community

You may well think to yourself, “What can I do to help”, and “The Government should sort this out”. The answer to questions or statements like this is “a little contribution can amount to a lot if everybody did it” and of course the government has to prioritise.  Larger Metropolitan areas will get priority over …

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Flooding report released 08/06/2016 criticises government’s ‘reactive rather than proactive’ approach to flood prevention

“Despite sustainable urban drainage systems being widely acknowledged to be an efficient way of dealing with surface water, successive governments have been reluctant to mandate them as the default option in new developments.  We are disappointed that the Government has kicked this into the long grass by commissioning another review. This is an issue that …

Read moreFlooding report released 08/06/2016 criticises government’s ‘reactive rather than proactive’ approach to flood prevention