The Environment Agency has identified 40 projects in the Environment Agency’s Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk
Management current investment programme that include NFM measures as part of their solution.
The Environment Agency has surveyed project managers and practitioners to learn more about NFM, to have more confidence in it, and be able to use it as one of
the tools to reduce flood risk.
Delivering ImprovementsCase Studies & ProjectsResearchFlood Resilience
This guide has been developed to provide simple, clear information on natural flood management measures for landowners and farmers in the North West.
Delivering ImprovementsFlood ResilienceTechnical Support & Training
This quick guide will help Environment Agency officers understand potential risks and liabilities to consider when working with natural processes to reduce flood and coastal erosion risk. This is relevant when working on projects involving natural flood management (NFM) interventions to be undertaken by:
– the Environment Agency itself
– contractors or other risk management authorities on our behalf
– others, such as local community groups, landowners and nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) with whom we are working in
Technical Support & TrainingFlood ResilienceDelivering Improvements
The following guidance and case studies have been created by the CaBA Urban Water Group to help catchment partnerships and planners in urban areas create sustainable catchments.
Delivering ImprovementsUrban Water ManagementTechnical Support & TrainingCase Studies & Projects
As part of the Natural Course project, City of Trees created a wet woodland in the heart of Salford to help improve the failing water quality of the Worsley Brook. A year on and the wet woodland is now thriving with greenery and wildlife is returning to the area.
Urban Water ManagementWater QualityDelivering ImprovementsCase Studies & Projects
The Sheffield Waterways Strategy shows an inspiring vision of Sheffield’s rivers by 2022; once again providing places where people choose to live, work and invest.
Delivering ImprovementsUrban Water ManagementCase Studies & Projects
Beavers create complex wetland mosaics, creating ponds, canals, mires and braided streams, and coppicing trees like willow as aspen to maintain open grassland habitats within the mosaic.
Norfolk Rivers Trust have created an innovative, natural treatment plant for over a million litres of water a day to help improve the quality of water that is returned to the River Ingol, one of Norfolk’s precious chalk streams.
Delivering ImprovementsCase Studies & ProjectsRiver Restoration & WildlifeWater QualityWater Resources
The CaBA Biodiversity Pack focusses on the potential to restore natural processes, and the benefits this can have. It encourages practitioners to look to the restoration of natural ecosystem function when planning and delivering catchment projects, in order to make sustainable contributions to WFD and Biodiversity 2020 targets.
Delivering ImprovementsTechnical Support & TrainingRiver Restoration & WildlifeApps & ToolsClimate Change
Upstream thinking is an initiative which looks at how land is managed to protect our rivers. By working with landowners, we can make changes to how land is managed to keep unwanted things out of rivers.
Delivering ImprovementsCase Studies & ProjectsFlood ResilienceWater ResourcesWater Stewardship
Water Co-Governance (WaterCoG) is an Interreg VB EU project aiming to share knowledge, develop and promote best practice approaches to water co-governance
Delivering ImprovementsCase Studies & Projects
A list of funding sources for natural flood risk management projects.
Technical Support & TrainingFlood ResilienceWater ResourcesRural Land ManagementDelivering Improvements