Here at The Flood Defence & Recovery Company we have a wide variety of products to help prevent against water ingress into your home or business and also to help clear away the devastation if you are unfortunate enough to have been flooded.
We have can help advise you on the most appropriate products for your given situation and have experts on hand to guide you every step of the way.
We understand how stressful it can be clearing away after a flood and that is why we will try and make your purchase as easy as practicably possible. We have made our website as easy to use as possible and we hope this will be a great resource to you during such a distressing time.
Below you will find various live feeds with informationsuch as flood warnings and flood news.
Building resilience to a changing climate across the Commonwealth Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:00:00 GMT
The Met Office is to help develop weather forecasting capability and specialist climate change services for Commonwealth countries following the announcement of two new projects aimed at improving weather and climate resilience.
Mixed picture for Easter Mon, 26 Mar 2018 13:43:00 GMT
Following the two recent spells of extreme cold weather there has been speculation that a cold and snowy Easter is on its way.
Snow for Easter? Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:00:00 GMT
Increasingly unsettled conditions are expected to develop later on Monday and into Tuesday as a frontal system arrives from the west bringing a spell of heavy rain and the potential for strong winds to many parts.
The last of the snow for now Sun, 18 Mar 2018 15:13:00 GMT
Strong, bitterly cold, easterly winds will continue for many through the rest of today and into tonight
Cold winds and snow Sat, 17 Mar 2018 15:33:00 GMT
Cold weather and snow affecting much of the UK as daytime temperatures struggle to get more than a couple of degrees above freezing .
Return of snow for the weekend Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:46:00 GMT
There’s a temporary return to much colder weather and snow over the weekend with daytime temperatures struggling to get more than a couple of degrees above freezing – with a few places remaining below – and widespread overnight frosts; severe and penetrating for some areas.
Temporary return to colder weather Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:19:00 GMT
After a relatively mild, if wet, week for many, there is a return to much colder weather in the north east from Friday and elsewhere through the coming weekend.
A slow thaw as it turns less cold Sat, 03 Mar 2018 16:22:00 GMT
After the extreme weather many of us have seen recently conditions will ease a little through the next few days.
Improving picture, but more snow and ice to come Fri, 02 Mar 2018 11:53:00 GMT
After the extreme weather many of us have seen recently many will see conditions ease a little through the next few days.
Storm Emma triggers another red warning for snow Thu, 01 Mar 2018 10:22:00 GMT
The Met Office has issued a red warning for snow – the highest level of warning – for parts of southwest England and South Wales on Thursday into Friday
Snowy conditions trigger red warning Wed, 28 Feb 2018 15:15:00 GMT
The Met Office has issued a red warning for snow – the highest level of warning – for parts of central Scotland.
Bitterly cold with snow Tue, 27 Feb 2018 15:01:00 GMT
Staying bitterly cold with severe weather warnings for widespread snow at times for many areas this week.
How cold will next week get? Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:12:00 GMT
After a mostly dry and settled second half to the week across the country, it will gradually become colder in the south with bitterly cold, but still dry weather, expected to develop across the south east during the weekend.
Conditions turning colder later in the week Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:48:00 GMT
After a mild start to the week, conditions will get colder later in the week with wind chill playing a key part in the south.
An improved picture for weather radar Fri, 09 Feb 2018 06:15:00 GMT
A multi-million pound state–of-the-art upgrade of the UK’s rainfall radar network has been completed, and for the first time the size and shape of raindrops and snowflakes can now be captured together with wind speed data.
Tyre recycling company and manager sentenced for illegal Ayrshire tyre site Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Scotland’s environmental watchdog is reminding all companies of the importance of working within the regulations after an Ayrshire tyre recycling company was fined £27,000 on 18 April 2018, and a manager of the company was ordered to carry out 300 hours of unpaid work under a Community Payback Order and to pay a Confiscation Order of £44,711 for waste offences at a site in Irvine.
Final warnings to Exxonmobil Chemical and Shell for environmental non-compliance Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Petrochemical companies ExxonMobil Chemical Ltd and Shell UK Limited have been served with Final Warning Letters by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) following an enhanced unplanned flaring event at the Mossmorran complex in Fife, during June 2017.
Perthshire men prosecuted for illegal landfill site and waste transportation Wed, 11 Apr 2018 00:00:00 GMT
A Perthshire man has been fined a total of £4,000 at Perth Sheriff Court for waste offences at a site just outside Blairgowrie and another received a 200 hour Community Payback Order and a £2,500 Confiscation Order.
SEPA invites you to help shape Agency's first sector plans Mon, 26 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Everyone with an interest in Scotland’s environment is being invited to have their say on the Scottish Environment Protection Agency’s (SEPA) sector plans for Scotch Whisky, metals and landfill.
East Lothian man given £40,000 fine and community payback order for illegal tyre site Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
An East Lothian sole trader was fined £40,000 and given a Community Payback Order, to undertake 240 hours of unpaid work, at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Wednesday 14 March for illegally storing waste tyres.
SEPA hoping to inspire young people into STEM careers during British Science Week Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Inspiring young people to follow a career in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) is vital to Scotland’s environmental regulator.
SEPA CEO challenges business leaders to find the economic opportunities in environmental challenges Thu, 15 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Business leaders were challenged by Scotland’s environment regulator today – change your mind set, face up to the scale of the environmental challenge facing us and understand how your business will help solve it while creating businesses success.
SEPA waste crime team returns to Fort William to tackle flytipping Thu, 15 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Officers from the Waste Crime Team of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) were in Fort William again this week to investigate, and help address, flytipping at an illegal site at Mount Alexander, Camaghael.
Helping communities prepare more powerfully for flooding Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
As the piles of snow left over from “the Beast from the East” melted last week, causing surface water and rising rivers in several communities across Scotland, attention turned to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).
Scottish businesses urged to get green and boost their bottom line Tue, 13 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Businesses in Scotland are being urged to act now to embrace the economic opportunity of sustainability by the VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards.
Rare brown bear dies in Italy capture operation Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:13:05 GMT
The endangered animal died in Italy during an attempt to fit him with a collar to track movements.
National Trust needs to be 'radical' Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:27:58 GMT
The new director-general of the National Trust says the charity needs to reach out to people in urban areas.
Closing gender gap in physics 'will take generations' Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:40:07 GMT
The gender gap in science subjects like physics is likely to persist for hundreds of years, study suggests.
Bajau people 'evolved bigger spleens' for free-diving Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:49:14 GMT
In an example of human natural selection, Asia's Bajau people have evolved bigger spleens for diving.
Oxford Dodo was shot in head, scans find Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:52:38 GMT
The world-famous specimen is the world's best-preserved example of the extinct bird.
Scientists discover mechanism behind motor neurone disease Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:48:30 GMT
An international team found that a protein causes brain cells to die when it is stuck in the jelly phase.
Last of the wild asses back from the brink Wed, 18 Apr 2018 22:50:21 GMT
Wild equines are being reintroduced to the grasslands of Kazakhstan where they once roamed in large numbers.
Planet-hunter launches from Florida Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:22:45 GMT
The US space agency's Tess satellite lifts off on a mission to find thousands of new worlds.
Plastic straw and cotton bud ban proposed Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:51:11 GMT
Plan for a ban in England is announced as Commonwealth leaders are urged to tackle plastic waste.
100 Women: 'Record number' of Nepalese women climbing Everest this season Wed, 18 Apr 2018 22:55:23 GMT
A record number of Nepalese women are climbing Mount Everest this spring season, officials tell the BBC.
Heatwaves 'cook' Great Barrier Reef corals Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:12:38 GMT
Recurring spells of ocean warming impact the diversity of coral reef communities.
Keeping livers 'alive' boosts transplant success, trial finds Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:59:29 GMT
The alternative to ice involves pumping livers with blood, nutrients and medicines while in a machine.
Meteorite diamonds 'came from lost planet' Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:34:05 GMT
The space rock that exploded in 2008 seems to have come from the early Solar System.
Will China beat the world to nuclear fusion and clean energy? Wed, 18 Apr 2018 00:53:47 GMT
China's nuclear fusion research might put the country at the fore of future clean energy solutions.
Bialowieza forest: Poland broke EU law by logging Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:52:34 GMT
Poland violated EU law by ordering large-scale logging in Bialowieza forest, Europe's top court says.
Costa Coffee vows 'cup recycling revolution' Wed, 18 Apr 2018 08:03:11 GMT
The UK's biggest coffee chain says it will recycle as many disposable cups as it sells by 2020.
The best and worst space films, according to Nasa Sat, 21 Apr 2018 08:04:52 GMT
The best and worst space films, according to Nasa
ExoMars: Getting ready to drive on the Red Planet Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:03:59 GMT
Engineers finish assembly of the test model for Europe's ExoMars rover mission.
Stella McCartney: Fashion is swamping our planet Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:34:51 GMT
Designer Stella McCartney says fashion is a medieval industry, which produces a huge amount of waste.
Nasa's Tess: Planet-hunting satellite lifts off Thu, 19 Apr 2018 08:42:05 GMT
Nasa's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (Tess) searches for new planets.
UK weather: Why this isn't a heatwave... yet Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:08:23 GMT
People across the UK have been enjoying unusually warm weather, but when can we call it a heatwave?
Blue Planet: Plankton named after David Attenborough series Wed, 18 Apr 2018 00:26:10 GMT
Scientists at University College London (UCL) decide to honour Sir David Attenborough and the team.
Nazi legacy found in Norwegian trees Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:22:56 GMT
The chemical fog used to hide the Tirpitz battleship in WWII stunted the growth of trees.
Belgrade's 'tiny head' Gagarin statue causes dismay Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:36:05 GMT
Serbian social media users mock city's tribute to the first man in space.
Poison project Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:00:13 GMT
Scientist Vladimir Uglev has no doubt the agent that poisoned the Skripals was made in Russia.
Reality Check Tue, 17 Apr 2018 00:01:57 GMT
It's not as easy to recycle your takeaway coffee cup as people may have thought.
Magnetic water Tue, 10 Apr 2018 21:25:01 GMT
Satellites make the most detailed observations yet of the magnetism generated by moving seawater.
Past in focus Wed, 11 Apr 2018 23:13:49 GMT
Ancient DNA from human remains has helped construct a new narrative for human history.
Chemical attack Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:22:07 GMT
Experts describe the challenges facing those investigating an alleged chemical attack in Syria.
Hunting mystery giant lightning from space Fri, 06 Apr 2018 23:18:45 GMT
Space station mission takes storm chasing to new heights
Vanishing lake Sat, 31 Mar 2018 01:18:45 GMT
It's been shrinking fast, but could a plan to divert water to one of Africa's largest lakes stop it disappearing?
2,000 days on Mars Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:07:39 GMT
The Nasa robot this week celebrates 2,000 martian days investigating the surface of the Red Planet.
Iron test Wed, 28 Mar 2018 09:48:36 GMT
A Manchester-led team tests the detector system it will use in Antarctica to find hidden iron meteorites.
Engineering giant Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:28:28 GMT
A new museum dedicated to IK Brunel reveals the man behind the carefully cultivated public image.
Human-eye VR Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:16:44 GMT
VR has suffered from an image problem, so could very high resolution headsets be the answer?
Toxic task Tue, 20 Mar 2018 11:12:38 GMT
The organisation keeping track of the deadly chemicals held by countries around the world.
Glorious mud Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:11:50 GMT
Meet the "mudlarkers" looking for archaeological artefacts along the banks of the Thames.
Adapt or die Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:01:30 GMT
In the first of our Future of Work series, we look at how new tech could change our working lives.
Rare poison Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:09:40 GMT
Sergei and Yulia Skripal were poisoned by Novichok nerve agents, the PM says. So what are they?
Rotten ideas Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:21:21 GMT
As the fight against plastic pollution gains momentum, firms are tackling the issue in different ways.
Obituary: Stephen Hawking Wed, 14 Mar 2018 09:19:26 GMT
Despite a crippling illness, Stephen Hawking became one of the most respected scientists of his age.
Nerve agents Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:44:08 GMT
A nerve agent was used to poison a Russian former spy and his daughter. What are they and what do they do?
Recycling gum Tue, 06 Mar 2018 00:39:41 GMT
A British designer wants used gum recycled into useful objects - also leading to cleaner streets.
Sound of speed Mon, 05 Mar 2018 12:38:21 GMT
The Bloodhound supersonic car will produce a huge amount of noise when it starts running later this year.
Fast charge Tue, 06 Mar 2018 00:15:29 GMT
A breakthrough in materials technology could see fast-charging supercapacitors rival lithium-ion batteries.
Water stress Tue, 06 Mar 2018 00:26:25 GMT
A report has said the south Indian city is likely to run out of water - but is this really the case?
Lassa fever Mon, 05 Mar 2018 12:58:50 GMT
Since the beginning of the year, Nigeria has been gripped by an outbreak of the deadly Lassa fever.
Body hack Sat, 03 Mar 2018 04:01:51 GMT
The body-hackers who believe chips under the skin could replace keys and wallets in future.
Scarcer snow? Thu, 01 Mar 2018 00:34:26 GMT
In the UK, there is evidence to suggest that snowfall has decreased over the past few decades. Worldwide, it's a more complicated picture.
Wot, no signal? Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:28:19 GMT
Billions of people still have no access to mobile services, but nano-satellites could change this.
Burn or bury Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:55:49 GMT
Since China refused last month to accept any more foreign waste for recycling, the UK is facing a challenge disposing of its plastic waste.
Nile conflict Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:38:16 GMT
A new dam on the river Nile could trigger the world's first war about water, writes Alastair Leithead.
Great White demystified Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:36:56 GMT
Shark diving is helping tourists improve their perception about the largest predatory fish in the world.
What lies beneath Thu, 15 Feb 2018 01:07:49 GMT
Winning photos from the Underwater Photographer of the Year competition
Rocket man Sat, 10 Feb 2018 00:38:09 GMT
Elon Musk just launched the world's most powerful rocket. It's only a fraction of what he's up to.
Stephen Hawking: A life in pictures Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:24:37 GMT
The physicist, who battled motor neurone disease for most of his life, has died at the age of 76.
Stephen Hawking dies: Scientist's most memorable quotes Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:06:16 GMT
Remembering some of the key theories and quotes of the world renowned physicist, who has died.
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