News for: Environment Agency
As part of the Rationalising the Main River (RMRN) de-maining pilot project, the Environment Agency proposes to transfer flood risk management activities on the following sections of river and assets from the Environment Agency to the internal drainage boards (IDBs), lead local flood authorities (LLFAs) and district councils listed below.
Environment Agency are holding a consultation seeking your views on the charge proposals which have developed to take effect in England in April 2018. The new charge proposals cover:
Environment Agency are seeking an experienced technical fisheries officer to join their busy fisheries, biodiversity and geomorphology team in Herts, North London. The role includes providing technical advice on a range of internal and external projects, consents and permit applications, including live fish movement permits, flood risk activity permits and pre-development applications for large scale infrastructure projects, all of which may impact on the fisheries environment and resource.
The Environment Agency (EA) is trialling the Thames basin’s first natural flood management scheme, in conjunction with the Evenlode Catchment Partnership.
The five-year demonstration project was designed in 2016 and a report on the chosen measures was published in May.
The consultation for the draft update for the River Basin management plan is now open. It will stay open until 10/04/15 at 23:45. Your responses will help influence and shape the update to the river basin management plans in 2015. A consultation response document will be available in Summer 2015.