Housebuilders v. DEFRA: no agreement over flood prevention measures

I would like to thank two of my neighbours in Normandy, that live in a very flood-prone part of the village, where one of the essential water meadows that has over the years provided some protection for their homes from the effects of flash flooding from agricultural run-off is now being concreted over with an affordable housing scheme, for drawing attention to the dispute over the implementation of SUDS schemes on new housing developments reported by the BBC on Friday 10 January “Today” programme. (Listen for comments at 06:35 and 07:51) Continue reading