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Flood risk analysis & flood warning systems for Malaysia

Flood risk analysis & flood warning systems for Malaysia

February 21, 20170 Comments

An overview of an international development project currently being conducted by Ambiental in Malaysia to deliver flood risk analysis and to deploy flood forecasting capabilities. Ambiental is developing flood risk analysis and flood forecasting systems for Malaysia. This prestigious project is part-funded by the UK Space Agency’s International Partnership Programme (IPP) which uses space knowledge, expertise and capability to provide a [...]

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Climate Change and Flood Risk Danger: Revealed

Climate Change and Flood Risk Danger: Revealed

February 9, 20170 Comments

Climate change poses immediate risks On the 18th January the Government published their latest review of the risk that climate change poses to the UK, the UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017. The report, legally required by the 2008 Climate Change Act, and drawing heavily on evidence submitted by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), [...]

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A SuDS Definition – Everything you need to know about Drainage Design and Strategy

A SuDS Definition – Everything you need to know about Drainage Design and Strategy

January 12, 20170 Comments

Sustainable drainage systems (SuDS for short) encompass a range of techniques for holistically managing water runoff onsite to reduce the quantity, and increase the quality, of surface water that drains into sewers from a development. A general SuDS definition is that it mimics natural systems, and differs from traditional drainage in aiming to manage rain [...]

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Making the most of your FRA consultation

Making the most of your FRA consultation

December 13, 20160 Comments

Find out what makes a good flood risk assessment, and see how you can get the most from your consultation with Ambiental. Do I need a Flood Risk Assessment? If you’re looking to purchase land for development, you may be required by national planning policy to produce evidence of a Flood Risk Assessment (FRA)*. Since [...]

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Flood Risk Modelling for the State of Santa Catarina in Brazil

Flood Risk Modelling for the State of Santa Catarina in Brazil

December 6, 20160 Comments

Providing flood hazard mapping and probabilistic flood risk assessment to support international governments. Ambiental was commissioned by The World Bank to produce flood hazard maps and flood risk loss analysis for the state government of Santa Catarina, Brazil. Earlier this year a delegation of flood experts was sent to Brazil to deliver the results of [...]

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Could England Face Major Changes to Flood Risk Management?

Could England Face Major Changes to Flood Risk Management?

November 8, 20160 Comments

Last week the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee – made up of MPs from across the political spectrum – released their report on Future Flood Prevention, outlining the steps they see as necessary to reduce the impact of extreme future weather. The committee launched a public inquiry and took evidence from a number of [...]

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Latest updates to FloodScore™

Latest updates to FloodScore™

November 2, 20160 Comments

To be able to maintain “the most complete and up-to-date flood data set for the United Kingdom” we’re continually updating and refining it. In this blog we have outlined the five recent updates that our team have carried out on our FloodScore™ database and online platform. This product is a property-level flood risk checking service [...]

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Providing flood risk solutions to Housing Associations

Providing flood risk solutions to Housing Associations

October 19, 20160 Comments

Ambiental can offer a range of data and services to assist Housing Associations and property managers with understanding flood risk and making preparations to reduce potential flood impacts.  Protecting residents and staff from the impacts of floods A core function of Housing Associations is to provide their residents with suitable and safe accommodation. This is [...]

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Using flood model data to assist with humanitarian crises in the Middle East

Using flood model data to assist with humanitarian crises in the Middle East

October 5, 20160 Comments

Ambiental’s work with RFSAN in support of the Humanitarian Community Ambiental has been working on an exciting new project aimed at assisting to inform the potential location of refugee and Internally Displaced Person (IDP) camps in Syria, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon, and showing the power of flood mapping to aid in humanitarian crises along with [...]

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Supporting our Clients with Detailed Drainage Design Services

Supporting our Clients with Detailed Drainage Design Services

September 28, 20160 Comments

Ambiental’s Environmental Consultancy has grown once again, with Mark Naumann, a Chartered Civil Engineer who has joined us as Principal Engineer. Mark (who is ICE chartered) brings with him experience in providing drainage and civil engineering designs for a wide range of clients, and enables us to offer an ever more comprehensive service that now [...]

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