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BRE- Britain under water

bre Britain under water: The facts and figures Flooding conference: Britain under water 20th March 2014 BRE, Watford £112.50 per person #britainunderwater Book online now: Top five wettest years in the UK 2000 1,337.3mm 2012 1,330.7mm 1954 1,309.1 mm 2008 1,295.0mm 2002 1,283.7mm Source: Met Office Properties 5,000,000 properties in England are at risk of flooding January 640 properties in England flooded in the first two weeks of January 2014 .that's nearly 1 in 6 Sources: Defra, The Environment Agency In 2012 More than 200,000 warnings were sent to households and businesses in England and Wales 8,000 properties in England and Wales were flooded Source: The Environment Agency Financial costs £3 Billion £272 Million £174 Million Carlisle Summer Floods Cumbria 2005 2007 2009 Insurer £1.5 Billion £4.5 Billion Costs 1990-2000 2000-2010 Source: Association of British Insurers (ABI) Risk Projected values of people facing flood risk without adequate investment in flood defences. 840,000 people 500,000 people 2013 2035 Source: Association of British Insurers (ABI) History of Government action 2007 2009 2010 2013 The Pitt Flood risk The flood and water Flood maps review regulations management act © Copyright Building Research Establishment Ltd 2014

BRE- Britain under water

shared by leorag on Jan 29
The continual devastation following floods across Britain, brings into sharp focus the need to strengthen flooding resilience. This infographic aims to highlight some of the many consequences of fl...


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