Today I attended a webinar on peatland restoration for Natural Flood Management (NFM). 145 people attended the call, where Tim Allott from the University of Manchester presented on what restorative action could be taken to help benefit both the peatlands, and slow the flow of water and runoff, to benefit downstream flood risk.
Tim started by discussing the advancement in the scientific understanding of peatland restoration, and the flood benefits downstream.
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Natural Flood Management and Integrated Catchment Management Roadshow – May 15th, Welwyn Garden City
Two weeks ago RRC held two training courses back-to-back focusing on Natural Flood Management (NFM).
Day 1 - Mapping Historical Floodplains using the Hydrogeomorphological Survey
The first of our Natural Flood Management courses was titled “Mapping Historical Floodplains using the Hydrogeomorphological Survey”. The aim of this course was to introduce a method for producing a map which represents inundation zones and flood pathways on a floodplain.