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Flash flooding shocks Coverack in middle of summer

Flash flooding shocks Coverack in middle of summer

August 3, 20170 Comments

A flash flood swept through the Cornish Village of Coverack last month filling homes with water and causing extensive damage. Through analysis, Ambiental’s flood maps were successful in predicting the flood hazard at this location and modelling the impact the flood had on properties. Floodwaters, as high as four feet in some places, poured through [...]

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Future Flooding under a Changing Climate: Solving the Problem

Future Flooding under a Changing Climate: Solving the Problem

July 6, 20170 Comments

The effects of climate change are starting to be felt, meaning that weather is becoming ever more unpredictable. This is having a significant impact on flood risk. With ‘once-in-a-hundred-year’ floods potentially becoming misnomers, how is the flooding industry able to keep pace, and mitigate for a changing world? This article introduces Ambiental’s new FloodFutures™ data [...]

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Earth & Sea Observation Systems for the Malaysian Government

Earth & Sea Observation Systems for the Malaysian Government

June 15, 20170 Comments

Ambiental attended the Asian Space Technology Summit to showcase an innovative flood forecasting system developed for EASOS. This auspicious conference held in Kuala Lumpur on the 11th-12th of May 2017 brought together space technology sector experts from Malaysia and throughout the world.  The Royale Chulan Hotel provided a great location for the conference, exhibition hall [...]

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Flood Re – One Year On

Flood Re – One Year On

May 24, 20170 Comments

Flood Re, an exciting new scheme to help ensure affordable home insurance for everyone, has been running for just over a year now – so how has it fared? Flood Re is a joint Government and insurance industry initiative with the aim of ensuring that home insurance is available and affordable for homeowners countrywide – [...]

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Flood & Coast 2017: Event debrief

Flood & Coast 2017: Event debrief

April 12, 20170 Comments

Between the 28th – 30th of March 2017 the UK’s flood and coastal risk communities came together in the Telford International Centre to share experience and build resilience. At this year’s well attended Flood & Coast event Ambiental showcased a variety of technologies for combatting flooding at our exhibition stand. Ambiental’s staff were on hand to [...]

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News Flash: Ambiental to exhibit at Flood and Coast Conference 2017

News Flash: Ambiental to exhibit at Flood and Coast Conference 2017

March 14, 20170 Comments

Flood and Coastal Risk Communities come together to share experience and build resilience Ambiental is glad to announce that we shall be exhibiting at this year’s Flood and Coast Conference  being held between 28th – 30th March 2017. This annual UK event at the Telford International Centre UK brings together professionals from across the flood [...]

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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: Revealed

Climate Change and Flood Risk: 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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