News

13/12/2011 - Stanley Dock scheme approved by Liverpool City Council

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-16160761

09/12/2011 - Borth coastal defences 'already preventing floods'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-mid-wales-16105700

28/10/2011 - The Urbane team artificially core rock pools on the Tywyn breakwater

http://urbaneproject.org/sites/tywyn

10/02/2011 - £3.8m grant for first phase of coastal defence scheme for west Rhyl

http://wales.gov.uk/newsroom/environmentandcountryside/2011/110210westrhyl/?lang=en

16/12/2010 Coastal defence project approved for Borth

http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/midwales/hi/front_page/newsid_9287000/9287072.stm

9/12/2010 Coastal defence work is due to begin at Colwyn Bay

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-west-wales-11948545

9/11/2010 Pioneering research to reduce coastal flooding

http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/pages/view.asp?page=34146

4/8/2010 Some areas of Britain will become uninsurable as climate change increases flood risk

http://www.insurances.co.uk/news/2010/Aug/some-areas-of-britain-will-become-uninsurable-as-climate-change-increases-flood-risk-96077987.html

08/04/2010 - The Flood and Water Management Act 2010

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31/03/2010 - Spring snow and floods hit parts of Wales

Read about it on the BBC

28/02/2010 - Flooding alert as rain, wind and tides threaten chaos

Read about it on the Guardian

Tywyn (Gwynedd, Wales) sea defence works starts

11/02/2010 - Tywyn (Gwynedd, Wales) sea defence works starts

The £6.4m Welsh Assembly Government-funded scheme is set to see the construction of a new rock breakwater above low tide level, rock groynes, and rock revetment to protect properties in the town.

Check out the website for more details

31/01/10 - 1st URBANE Stake-holder / end-user meeting in January 2010

The 1st URBANE stake-holder / end-user meeting was held at the Marine Biological Association of the UK in Plymouth.

  • Agenda
  • Proceedings
  • Presentations

The next meeting will be held at the University of Liverpool. The date for this meeting has yet to be decided. Please check the website for further information.

£13  million for new flood defences in Wales

27/01/2010 - £13 million for new flood defences in Wales

Two north Wales towns at risk from flooding are to benefit from 13.3m of investment for defence work.

Check out the website for more details

Christmas trees help save coast

13/12/2009 - Christmas trees help save coast

Christmas trees are to be used to help preserve a Merseyside beauty spot.

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29/08/2009 - Surf's up!

Europe's first artificial surf reef has been officially opened. It has been designed to create bigger waves - and better surfing.

Check out the website for more details

21/10/2008 - BBC Radio 4 Podcast about Bournemouth Surf Reef

Watch on BBC iPlayer