If you are a councillor, council officer or you are involved in flood risk management for your local authority, local community or organisation you may want to attend the next meeting of the Local Government Flood Forum (LGFF) on Friday, 3 November 2017 in London.
On the agenda:
Matt Crossman & Tom Bradley, National Infrastructure Commission, looks at infrastructure investment on Flood Risk Management and provides update on the National Infrastructure Assessment.
- Enrico Isnenghi & Matt Jessop, WSP, discuss biodiversity in the city – a SuDs perspective
- Bob Bray, Robert Bray Associates, looks at the coming of age for SuDs
- AECOM, discuss Leceister City Council – discusses the impact of surface water flooding in Leicester.
And we will be getting updates from…
- Environment Agency will provide a general update to the Group.
- Andy Johnston, LGFF, looks at this year’s floods and the lessons learned
11:00 Registration and refreshments
11:30 Welcome and introduction to the LGFF
Dr Andy Johnston, Chief Operating Officer, LGiU &
Alastair Atkinson, Technical Director, WSP
11:45 Investing in flood risk management infrastructure
Matt Crossman &Tom Bradbury, National Infrastructure Commission
12:15 Biodiversity in the city – a SuDs perspective
Enrico Isnenghi & Matthew Jessop, WSP
12:45 Update from the Environment Agency
13:45 Integrated rainwater management (SuDS) come of age
Bob Bray, Robert Bray Associates
14:15 Pluvial or Fluvial Flooding? Impact of surface water on an urbanised fluvial system
AECOM, Leicester City Council (tbc)
14:45 Lesson Learned from 2017 Floods
Andy Johnston, LGFF
15:15 Roundup and conclusions
Andy Johnston, LGFF
* This programme is correct at time of publication, but programme content may be altered without notice to reflect speaker changes which are beyond our control.
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