Rural NFM Case Study: Flood alleviation at Oldroyd, Todmorden, Upper Calder Valley

Case Study 1: Flood alleviation at Oldroyd, Todmorden, Upper Calder Valley  On Boxing Day 2015 the hamlet of Oldroyd (OS 3949 4241) which comprises a street of former mill or farm workers cottages dating from the 19th century, was partly inundated by flood water running off adjacent sloping fields, a total of five properties were affected, similar problems occurred during the summer floods of 2012. The …

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