The latest news and blogs from the world of Slow The Flow, this page is updated regularly with a range of topical articles.
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
Project: technology to monitor river levels
Our latest project to develop technology to monitor river levels in the Calder Catchment is now firmly under way. Want to know more? Think you can help? Contact us here.
End of 2017 update
After nearly a year working with The National Trust at Hardcastle Crags, we have now built 117 leaky woody dams using over 100 volunteers. Our volunteers have worked incredibly hard
Environment Agency: Working with natural processes to reduce flood risk
The environment agency published a series of evidence based reports on working with natural processes to reduce flood risk. Look here for details of the reports
Why does slowing the flow work?
Watch this video for a simple explanation, care of our partners at the Environment Agency.https://www.youtube.com/embed/21YAP8RF_sw
You Can Slow The Flow – Public meeting videos now live!
If you couldn’t make our public meeting about our ‘You Can Slow The Flow‘ urban SuDS project, there is now a chance to catch up! Videos of the presentations are
Playing our part to reduce flooding where we live
A simple and cheap idea to reduce water getting into our rivers. Since we set up Slow The Flow Calderdale last year and being involved in Natural Flood Management (NFM)
Leaky Woody Dams – what are the differences and what works best?
As Slow The Flow Calderdale prepare for various interventions to Slow The Flow at Hardcastle Crags, the question of which type of Leaky Woody Dam (LWD) is coming under consideration.
Stroud Natural Flood Management Case Studies
Chris Uttley, Rural SuDS Project Officer at Stroud District Council has published a series of six case studies that illustrate the natural flood management work being undertaking in the catchment of the