Autumn 2017

Planning for floods

Floods are our most damaging and frequent natural hazard. Strategic flood risk assessments give the essential overview needed to guide development choices.

It’s a rollercoaster!

Managing the risk of coastal flooding is a hugely complex challenge. Greater statistical analysis is needed to guide design standards for defences.

Once more unto the breach

Llanfairfechan and the Kinmel Bay area have been flooded in recent decades, with coastal defences overwhelmed. WHS studied the risks for the future.