Ways to reduce the risk of flash flooding this summer

Calderdale Council is reminding residents to check their flood preparation plans and be aware of the continued risk of flooding during summer months. Sudden and heavy downpours, which are more likely during the summer months, can put extra stress on all drainage systems, increasing the risk of flash flooding. As flash floods can affect all … Continue reading Ways to reduce the risk of flash flooding this summer

Boost for natural flood management in Calderdale

New projects using nature to help reduce flood risk in Calderdale will soon get off the ground, thanks to a £112,000 funding boost from Calderdale Council and the Environment Agency. Flooding is a significant ongoing risk in Calderdale due to its large areas of moorland, steep-sided valleys and the effects of climate change. With three … Continue reading Boost for natural flood management in Calderdale