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Integrated approaches to improve Flood Risk Management: interviews from our FRAMES event

Video interviews from TRT’s Flood Risk Management for the Next Decade – a Multi-Layered Safety Approach event in February 2020.

The Multi-layered safety (MLS) approach integrates engineered measures for flood risk management with spatial planning, emergency response and resilient recovery. The concept has been applied to pilots around the North Sea region under the EU INTERREG FRAMES project, which includes sites within the UK.

Could the MLS concept be applied wider within the UK and inform sustainable Flood Risk Management?

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Flood Risk Management for the next Decade Conference

TRT is pleased to announce we are hosting a conference on Flood Risk Management.

We hope you will join us at our one day conference on 19th February 2020 to discuss integrated approaches to Flood Risk Management featuring speakers from the Environment Agency, University of Sheffield, Nottingham Blue Green Infrastructure Group  and the University of Leeds.

More details and tickets for the event can be found by clicking on the link below:

Flood Risk Management for the Next Decade: A Multi-Layered Safety Approach

This event is part supported by the Interreg North Sea Region EU Development Fund and Nottinghamshire County Council.

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River-Friendly Businesses honoured as scheme sparks growing environmental network

Local, regional, national and global firms have secured River-Friendly Business status through an initiative which is helping companies work together to tackle water pollution.

Trent Rivers Trust’s River-Friendly Business accreditation scheme is backed by the Environment Agency and Severn Trent and was launched in 2018. It awards businesses based within the Trent catchment Bronze, Silver and Gold status for helping to improve their local water environment. The overriding message is, “Only rain down the drain.”

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Streams of Wool

If you go down to the brook today, you’re sure of a big surprise!

The Trent Rivers Trust and local groups are decorating your local brooks with crafty woollen decorations to attract people to visit and enjoy their brooks, and to learn a bit more about the wildlife there.

The photo above provides a map of the location where the decorations will be displayed

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Wildlife Photography Talk

River Mease River Wardens were treated to an illustrated talk on wildlife by local photographer Mat Bingham who showed some of the camera trap footage he has taken on the River Mease. He also talked about a future project to photograph the otters on the river in infra-red. If you would like to see more of Mat’s work, take a look at http://www.talesfromtheriver.co.uk 

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Mease SuDS Conference highlights the benefits of multi-functional SuDS Schemes

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2nd March 2018
Mease SuDS Conference highlights the benefits of multi-functional SuDS Schemes
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