The latest news and blogs from the world of Slow The Flow, this page is updated regularly with a range of topical articles.
The Penny Eastwood MRes Bursary – Sam’s Blog
Hi, my name is Sam Townsend, and I have been a long-term volunteer for Slow The Flow for over four years. It has been a privilege to write several guest
Is tree planting good for biodiversity and does it help reduce the risk of flooding?
By Mr. Phillip Marshall Planting trees is only the beginning of the process to reduce flood risk, capture carbon and make an area more beautiful. Phillip Marshall, a local resident
Flood Expo 2022
Guest blog by Samuel Townsend Overview and Expectations Hi, my name is Sam Townsend and I have been volunteering with Slow The Flow for nearly five years. I am a
Smart Water Butts
Water butts are an easy way to slow the flow at home. We recommend opening the tap in winter, or ahead of expected heavy rainfall, to help them act as
Combined Sewer Overflows: impacts, mitigation solutions and European perspective
Emanuele Quaranta, European Commission Joint Research Centre, Italy Alberto Pistocchi, European Commission Joint Research Centre, Italy If you would like us to put you in touch with Emanuele, please email
Slowing The Flow in Towns
We’re pleased to share with you the recordings of our successful event Slowing The Flow in Towns which formed part of our ambitious Climate Action Roadshow. We led an informative
NFM Grants for Calderdale Farmers and Landowners
A new round of grants for Calderdale farmers and landowners to implement natural flood management upon their land is now open. Applications will be accepted until midnight on Sunday 2nd October 2022.
Combined Sewer Overflows (CSO) and Natural Flood Management (NFM)
What are CSOs and why a problem? Combined Sewer Overflows (CSO) occur when our ‘combined sewer’ system mixes surface water drainage and foul water drainage. When the drainage system is
Schedule 3 of the FAWMA
Guest blog by Andrew Johnson, a civil engineer with specialism in Flood Risk, Drainage Strategy and Civils Design. Andy is an associate at Patrick Parsons and has over 15 years