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160908 | National Flood Resilience Review (NFRR) report published by Defra and the Cabinet Office

Via http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/research/news/2016/national-flood-resilience...

Including:

The Met Office based these on recently recorded extreme events, and added substantial but plausible  additional uplift s,   of    between 20% and 30% for each  of the six standard climatological regions  of England and Wales, determined  from  modelling and analysis of monthly rainfall records for these regions. 

 

Role of climate change in past extreme rainfall and flooding events

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160907 | Met Office science behind the National Flood Resilience Review

Via http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/research/news/2016/national-flood-resilience...

Met Office science behind the National Flood Resilience Review

September 2016 - As part of the National Flood Resilience Review, the Met Office was asked to estimate the potential likelihood and severity of record-breaking rainfall over the UK for the next 10 years.  read more »

141119 | Cornwall Storm Impacts update 19 November 2014 V1.3

Viahttps://www.cornwall.gov.uk/media/10579670/Cornwall-Storm-Impacts-update-19-Nov-2014-V1-3.pdf

2.1.10 Flood Protection, Water Supply and Sewage Assets

Environment Agency owned and operated assets

During the winter the Devon & Cornwall Asset Performance and MEICA teams carried out several post
event asset inspections to monitor the integrity of the flood defences. The prolonged nationwide event
also prompted the Agency to request military assistance.  read more »

Trout can tolerate river's poisons | This is Cornwall

'Extraordinary' trout with tolerance to heavily polluted water found in Hayle (From Falmouth Packet)

Via http://www.falmouthpacket.co.uk/news/westcornwall/10567709._Extraordinar...

'Extraordinary' trout with tolerance to heavily polluted water found in Hayle

100823 | Nanpusker-EA EPR/EP3221GQ - Sewage treatment plant -Nanpusker Lodge, The Nanpusker Pump House, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 5J

Mr. Tony Lee

Closing date for comments: 23 August 2010. Nanpusker Lodge, The Nanpusker Pump House, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 5JX.

Advertisement of a new bespoke application for an environmental permit under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010  read more »