Currently, roughly one in six properties in the UK is exposed to risk of tidal or river flooding, leaving millions of people and critical infrastructure at risk.  What’s more, the risk of flooding is expected to increase due to rising sea levels, deteriorating flood defenses, and increasing frequency of flooding.  The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs predicts that the number of people and properties at risk of flooding in England and Wales could grow significantly over the next few decades.

Water, Water Everywhere: The Rising Risk Of Flooding In The UK

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