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16 Mar 2018
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Firstly – be careful out there tonight and this weekend in the UK. At the time of posting, the met office have yellow and amber warnings out :

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our News

–We attended the 2018 Red Rose Awards – last Friday – read more about it here

–We´re getting active on LinkedIn and always busy on Twitter with great industry insight

–Expect a whole raft of useful resource pages soon, we´ve been working on them – flood management / defense, engineering and more

–We´ve been fortunately really busy with projects in 2018….but slow on documenting them in our projects section, expect some great pictures and case studies soon

–Thinking about Easter breaks ?!  Check out one of our favourite sites for things to do in our lovely Red Rose county.

–If you get a free moment – please check out Circus Starr, Pendleside Hospice and Clitheroe Wolves who we support via our Unite initiative

–Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the best and freshest industry news, views and insight

 

 

 

Floods, flooding & Flood Management

 

–The Environment Agency reporting it´s been another very wet week

 

–John Curtin, Executive Durector ofFlood & Coastal Risk management, has been at the Big Bang Fair

 

–Utility Week reports that Northumbrian Water “plans to reduce the flooding risk in Cleveland village with a £2.3 million programme of works”

 

–Flood Expo – The Cork Office of Public Works have put forward a proposal to address flooding

 

 

 

 

Water & Utilities

 

–United Utilities makes online help ‘more accessible’ for all

 

–“Water companies are putting public interest first and dealing firmly with issues which threaten trust” –  Water UK Chief Executive Michael Roberts said

 

–WWT / Wet News reporting  that Ofwat holds review into response to weather issues

 

–Water Uk reporting Over £8 billion to be invested in water industry this year as bills rise by less than inflation

 

Engineering

 

–UK Civil Engineering reporting about the skills shortage and millenials

 

–Great story from The Engineer about how “Engineers to mimic the human spine in construction of resilient bridge pier”

 

–From ICE Engineers – Nominations are now open for WE50 2018 – the Top 50 Women in Engineering poll and ICE is aiming to boost the number of civil engineers who make the list.

 

 

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