The latest news and blogs from the world of Slow The Flow, this page is updated regularly with a range of topical articles.
Initial results in from rain garden planters – they work!
Traditional methods proved to be either inappropriate, or too expensive, for monitoring of the small scale rain garden planter project at Hebden Bridge Town Hall Courtyard (see case study). So,
Urban SuDS Case Study: Retrofitting Water Butts
Retrofitting a water butt as a ‘mini leaky dam’ for storm water attenuation An easy win for those at home who would like to reduce their run-off to water courses from their
Source Partnership Report Spring 19
The Spring edition of the Source Partership Report is available here. Download here.
Initial Appraisal of Hydrograph and Leaky Dams at Hardscastle Crags, 16th March 2019
After the recent deluge, it would appear that the 340+ leaky dams built in Hardcastle Crags have done their job, at least in part. You can view footage, taken and
National Trust Press Release
Nature and people to benefit from a £2.6 million environmental project in West Yorkshire Work has started on a two year £2.6 million natural flood management project in West Yorkshire
Slow the Flow Summary – December 2018
At this time of year, we are of course uneasily reminded of the anniversary of our raison d’être; the Boxing Day Flood of 2015. So as we head to the
Flood threat may result in people being moved to new areas
People may have to be moved away from high-risk areas as climate change makes flooding more likely and more severe in the UK, the government has said. See more here https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/nov/26/uk-flooding-threat-people-moved-michael-gove-climate-change
Urban SuDS Case Study: Scout Road Academy, Mytholmroyd
Over 300 trees planted to create a diverse living boundary around the school field and to reduce the amount of rainwater reaching the ground What? As part of the ‘Soak
Slowing the Flow – on iPM
Slow the Flow was recently on BBC iPM. Click here for the interview.