Floods: Old and new, Shrewsbury

26 April, 2016 | 17:30 - 19:30

Helping to keep back the flood waters.
Helping to keep back the flood waters.

About this event

The presentation will provide an overview of the Environment Agency's flood risk management for the River Severn, which will include examples relevant to Shrewsbury.

There will be an explanation of our river monitoring and telemetry systems and the use of data gathered for flood forecasting past and present. The use of forecasting to operate our Flood Warning Direct system to issue flood alerts, warnings and severe flood warnings.