Launch of the BRE Flood Resilient Repair House

As a key recommendation to the Defra Roundtable for Property Level Flood Resilience, the latest demonstration house at BRE Watford – The BRE Flood Resilient Repair House – shows how simple changes can transform a home to become flood resilient. This demonstration house uses both resistance and resilience measures to simulate an environment where the impacts of flooding would be significantly reduced on a home.

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The National Hydrological Monitoring Programme

The National Hydrological Monitoring Programme is operated by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH), the UK’s centre for excellence for research in land and freshwater environmental sciences, in collaboration with the British Hydrological Society (BHS) which promotes all aspects of of hydrology – the scientific study and practical applications of the movement, distribution and quality of freshwater in the environment. The programme is funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).

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Resilience 16

Building on the success of the Resilience 15 event, the next event on 1st November 2016 will be Resilience 16. This will be hosted at the Building Research Establishment site in Watford. This event will review property level flood resilience in the built environment. We will review the challenges of this and what we can do to mitigate the damage caused by flooding in the UK.

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Property Care Association Waterproofing Conference 2016

The Property Care Association (PCA) are hosting their 2016 International Waterproofing Conference on 6th July 2016 at The Møller Centre, Cambridge. This event will build upon the success of the 2015 ‘PCA Structural Waterproofing Forum’ and will comprise of three sessions each with its own key theme – Design, Delivery and Assurance. This event will commence at 9.30am and will conclude at 4:45pm.

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