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Relieving flood risks: Why risk assessments are more important than ever

Tom Ingram
Head of Civil Engineering at Morgan Tucker

As the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology dubs the winter floods of 2015/2016...

Resilience through reform - the Water Act 2014 and its impact on infrastructure

Nick Cowley
Country manager, UK at MCL Utility

Since its privatisation in 1989, the water industry in England and Wales has been heavily regulated. With very few exceptions, British customers...

Inflexible and inefficient – the UK’s capacity market continues to cost UK energy consumers millions

Jon Ferris
Strategy and Innovation Director at Utilitywise

An inefficient and inflexible UK capacity market is costing UK consumers around £500 million – a number due to reach over...

UK energy: The Trump effect

Ben Wilson
Energy & Home Services Product Manager at Gocompare.com

During the recent US presidential campaign, energy was in the spotlight and many in the UK will be wondering what this means for the UK's...

Will the Apprenticeship Levy tackle the skills deficit?

Chris Wood
CEO at Develop Training

Today’s provocative report from the...

Catchment-based focus needed on groundwater flooding

Mark Fermor
Director at ESI Consulting

A national study of groundwater flooding risk by a leading UK groundwater specialist has revealed the potential cost to property in...

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