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The Flood Defence & Recovery Company

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Welcome to The Flood Defence & Recovery Company

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.

Flood Barriers

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Sand Bags

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Re-Usable  Self-Inflating Flood Bags

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Flood Kits

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Flood Water Alarms

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Flood Toilet Seals

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Flood Possessions Protectors

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Flood Defence Pod

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Water Pumps

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Below you will find various live feeds with informationsuch as flood warnings and flood news.

Met Office News Feed

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Centennial recognition for 'Memories of Weather' Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:56:00 GMT

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has officially designated six Met Office observing sites across the UK as ‘Centennial Stations’. They join a global network of sites that have been recognised by the WMO for recording reliable observations for over 100 years.

2018 UK summer heatwave made thirty times more likely due to climate change Thu, 06 Dec 2018 06:51:00 GMT

Human-induced climate change has made the 2018 record-breaking UK summer temperatures about 30 times more likely than it would be naturally, the Met Office will say at CoP24 - in Katowice, Poland – later today (Thursday 6 December 2018).

Most detailed picture yet of UK's future climate Mon, 26 Nov 2018 09:30:00 GMT

The UK’s most comprehensive picture yet of how the climate could change over the next century has been launched today by Environment Secretary Michael Gove.

Cold gives way to rain and gales Sun, 25 Nov 2018 12:20:00 GMT

This week will see a marked change from the recent cold conditions as wet and windy weather sets in from the west.

Winter is in the air Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:48:00 GMT

So far this month, temperatures across the country have been mild for the time of year, but from next week - it’s going to feel a lot more seasonal.

Metop-C satellite launch gives Met Office another set of 'eyes in the sky' Wed, 07 Nov 2018 10:52:00 GMT

Today’s launch of the newest EUMETSAT weather satellite continues the development of a programme which gives the UK’s Met Office access to world-leading weather data from polar orbit. The Metop-C satellite was launched from the European Space Port in Kourou, French Guiana. It completes a network of three platforms flying in a polar orbit at an altitude of 817km, which enables global observations of weather and atmospheric composition, and monitoring of ocean and land surfaces.

Extreme weather reveals changing climate Thu, 01 Nov 2018 15:22:00 GMT

A new report by the Met Office, published today, reveals further details about changes in the UK’s climate since the 1960s. By documenting temperature and rainfall climate extremes, including periods of warmth, cold and spells of wet or dry weather, the report reveals changes in some types of extreme weather.

Work of Met Office forecasters at Heathrow wins award. Wed, 31 Oct 2018 14:45:00 GMT

The support the Met Office provided Heathrow Airport during the 2017/18 winter has been recognised with a prestigious award.

Ice and snow warnings issued for Scotland and Northern Ireland Fri, 26 Oct 2018 12:37:00 GMT

The cold snap expected for the weekend could bring tricky conditions for road and rail travellers in some parts of the country, as the Met Office warns people to get ready for a sharp drop in temperatures.

Turning cold for the weekend Wed, 24 Oct 2018 12:43:00 GMT

In a marked change from the mild weather many of us have been experiencing so far this autumn, conditions are turning much colder as we head into the weekend.

Amber warning for rain Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:27:00 GMT

The Met Office has issued an Amber Weather Warning for rain for much of South Wales for Friday and Saturday

Storm Callum Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:52:00 GMT

The third storm of the 18/19 season has been named.

Limit rise to 1.5°C: avoid worst climate impacts Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:52:00 GMT

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report on 1.5°C of global warming.

Met Office and Surfers Against Sewage team up Tue, 02 Oct 2018 11:10:00 GMT

Met Office staff members have hit the beach this week, to mark the start of their new charity partnership with Surfers Against Sewage.

Storm Bronagh Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:02:00 GMT

The second named storm of the season.

SEPA Press Release

Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) Latest Press Releases

SEPA sets our new plan to drive innovation across Scotland's metals sector Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT

An action plan to help Scotland’s metals sector become an innovative and valued part of Scotland’s emerging circular economy, improve environmental compliance and stop illegal activity, has been launched today by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).

Helping Scotland's landfill sector prepare for the future Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT

An ambitious plan to drive environmental compliance at Scotland’s landfill sites, harness innovation and help the sector responsibly manage site closures and aftercare – as we transition to a circular economy focused on waste reduction, reuse, recycling and energy recovery – has been launched today by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).

Good VIBES for Scottish businesses supporting sustainable development Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT

Businesses in Scotland are continuing to step up to increasing environmental challenges and yesterday (14 November) 10 Scottish companies were rewarded for their commitment to sustainability at the VIBES – Scottish Environment Business Awards.

Scottish salmon farm medicine significantly impacting local marine environments as SEPA unveils firm, evidence-based proposals for a revised regulatory regime Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT

Scottish salmon farm medicine is significantly impacting local marine environments. That is the conclusion of one of Scotland’s largest and most comprehensive marine research projects into aquaculture, undertaken by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).

Fife farmer fined for slurry pollution in Bluther Burn Mon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT

A Dunfermline farmer was fined £500 at Dunfermline Sheriff Court on 1 November 2018 following a three day trial for his involvement in a slurry spreading operation that resulted in pollution of the Bluther Burn near Saline.

Radioactivity in the environment report shows all levels and concentrations of radioactivity well within dose limits Thu, 25 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT

The latest Radioactivity in Food and the Environment Report (RIFE 23) has been published today (25 October 2018) and shows that doses of radioactivity received by people in Scotland are still well within international dose limits.

SEPA invites you to share your views on sector plan for oil and gas decommissioning Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT

Everyone with an interest in the environment is being encouraged to share their views on SEPA’s sector plan for the emerging oil and gas decommissioning industry.

SEPA invites you to help ensure Tyre Sector Plan is on the right track Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT

Everyone with an interest in the environment is being encouraged to share their views on SEPA’s sector plans for tyres.

Environmental compliance of Scottish business exceeds 90% for third year in a row Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT

90.97% of Scottish regulated business sites assessed were compliant. Scotch Whisky distillers over 90% compliance for the fourth year in a row. 75 sites assessed as non-compliant for the last two years became compliant. 41 sites classified as ‘Very Poor’ in 2016 improved their compliance rating. 17 sites moved from ‘Very Poor’ to Compliant. 9 sites moved from ‘Very Poor’ to ‘Excellent’

SEPA joins forces with UK agency and industry partners to drive out waste crime Thu, 04 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT

Illegal cross-border waste haulage and disposal is the target of a series of new multi-agency interventions as part of the £3.8m LIFE SMART Waste project, which is led by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) and co-funded by the European Union.

BBC News - Science & Environment

BBC News - Science & Environment

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Climate change is 'shrinking winter' Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:49:22 GMT

Snowy mountain winters are being squeezed into shorter periods, threatening water supplies and increasing wildfire risk.

'Planet of the chickens': How the bird took over the world Wed, 12 Dec 2018 03:20:37 GMT

With around 23 billion chickens on the planet at any one time, the bird is a symbol of our times, say scientists.

Nasa's IceSat space laser makes height maps of Earth Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:14:28 GMT

One of the most powerful Earth observation tools ever put in orbit is now gathering data about the planet.

Climate change: Arctic reindeer numbers crash by half Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:24:38 GMT

Climate change in the Arctic has caused the wild reindeer population to crash by 56%, a report says.

Gene study unravels redheads mystery Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:57:08 GMT

Researchers at Edinburgh University carry out out the largest genetic study of hair colour to date.

'Surprise' Palu tsunami clue found on seafloor Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:01:13 GMT

Scientists are getting closer to understanding the damaging tsunami that struck Sulawesi in September.

ISS: Spacewalk cosmonauts investigate mystery hole Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:51:20 GMT

The mystery hole in a Soyuz capsule docked to the International Space Station caused a pressure leak.

East Antarctica's glaciers are stirring Tue, 11 Dec 2018 04:42:42 GMT

Nasa detects the first signs of significant melting in a swathe of previously quiet ice streams.

Climate change: Protecting the poor from green taxes Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:45:12 GMT

Has President Macron's controversial fuel tax set back carbon taxes globally?

Amount of deep life on Earth quantified Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:08:00 GMT

Having dug and drilled into the Earth, scientists can now estimate how much life exists at depth.

Nasa's Voyager 2 probe 'leaves the Solar System' Mon, 10 Dec 2018 13:53:12 GMT

Voyager 2, a space probe launched in 1977, becomes only the second human-made object to enter the space between the stars.

Himalayan and other Asian glaciers put the brakes on Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:00:07 GMT

The ice streams that flow down the flanks of Asia's high mountains are moving slower as they thin.

Climate change: Trump coal event overshadowed at COP24 Mon, 10 Dec 2018 06:41:51 GMT

White House efforts to promote fossil fuels are set to be upstaged by investors moving away from coal.

'Digital museum' brings millions of fossils out of the dark Sun, 09 Dec 2018 18:35:09 GMT

A global effort to digitally record millions of fossils is set to transform the study of evolution.

Nasa's InSight probe listens to Martian winds Fri, 07 Dec 2018 18:08:15 GMT

Two instruments on the recently landed InSight probe capture the noise made by the planet's wind.

Climate change: COP24 fails to adopt key scientific report Sat, 08 Dec 2018 20:25:57 GMT

A major climate conference in Poland has failed to adopt a key report after a dispute over a form of words.

Bloodhound supersonic car project axed Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:20:13 GMT

The driver of the 1,000mph supersonic vehicle says the car is available for the cost of a Ferrari.

Chang'e-4: China mission launches to far side of Moon Fri, 07 Dec 2018 19:40:02 GMT

It is the first attempt to land robotic craft on the side of the Moon which never faces Earth.

Trump's environmental rollback rolls on Thu, 06 Dec 2018 21:54:27 GMT

The administration plans to open protected lands for drilling and lift curbs on carbon emissions.

Climate change: Warming made UK heatwave 30 times more likely Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:16:21 GMT

Rising global temperatures have massively boosted the chances of summer heatwaves in the UK, says a study.

Cars and coal help drive 'strong' CO2 rise in 2018 Wed, 05 Dec 2018 18:01:50 GMT

CO2 emissions hit an all time high, rising nearly 3% in 2018 thanks to coal and a booming global market for cars.

Game-on for UK's Team Tao in ocean XPRIZE final Wed, 05 Dec 2018 13:28:47 GMT

A UK-based team arrives in Greece for the grand final of a contest to find innovative solutions for seafloor mapping.

Ash dieback: Ash woodlands 'may flourish once again' Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:44:53 GMT

Scientists say there is hope that some ash trees can survive in the future, despite ash dieback.

Saving the last West African giraffes in Niger Tue, 04 Dec 2018 22:18:00 GMT

The highly threatened subspecies has been brought back to a reserve in Niger after a 50-year absence.

World's strangest sharks and rays 'on brink of extinction' Tue, 04 Dec 2018 00:31:33 GMT

A shark that uses its tail to stun prey and a ray half the length of a bus are on the list of 50 species.

Osiris-Rex: Nasa probe arrives at Asteroid Bennu Mon, 03 Dec 2018 17:32:05 GMT

Nasa's Osiris-Rex spacecraft moves alongside the 500m-wide rock from which it hopes to grab a sample.

Research worms 'too old' to go to space station Tue, 04 Dec 2018 11:46:11 GMT

A launch is delayed due to mouldy food bars, meaning the worms could be a day too old for research.

What is that bright object next to the moon? Tue, 04 Dec 2018 13:31:08 GMT

A spectacular sight lights up the sky as Venus and the moon rise together

Albert Einstein's 'God letter' sells for $2.9m Tue, 04 Dec 2018 21:01:42 GMT

The 1954 letter about religion smashed its predicted price at an auction in New York.

Bacton Gas Terminal to be protected by sandscaping plan Mon, 03 Dec 2018 17:59:34 GMT

A nationally important terminal on the Norfolk coast is to be protected by a new "sandscape".

West Mersea mammoth tusk 'dates back 12,000 years' Tue, 04 Dec 2018 03:58:53 GMT

It was discovered off the Essex coast after an unusually low tide exposed it for about half an hour.

Gravitational waves: Monster black hole merger detected Mon, 03 Dec 2018 12:13:30 GMT

Laser labs sense gravitational waves from a black hole collision at least five billion light-years away.

Soyuz rocket: First crewed launch since failure docks at ISS Mon, 03 Dec 2018 17:58:38 GMT

Russia's space agency confirmed the docking - the first crewed launch since October's failure.

Climate change: 'Trump effect' threatens Paris pact Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:01:09 GMT

President Trump's actions are restricting global efforts to cut carbon, a study suggests.

Nation's botanical treasure troves 'under huge threat' Sat, 01 Dec 2018 02:31:13 GMT

The UK's herbaria are great scientific collections that must be safeguarded for the future, say scientists.

TEDWomen: Vibrations offer new way to track elephants Sat, 01 Dec 2018 01:24:55 GMT

A technique used to study earthquakes have been adapted to track elephants in the wild.

Brexit: Sam Gyimah resigns over Theresa May's 'naive' deal Sat, 01 Dec 2018 15:12:48 GMT

Sam Gyimah says the row over the EU's Galileo system shows how the UK will be "hammered" in any deal.

Climate change: How slag can remove CO2 from the air Sat, 01 Dec 2018 00:02:24 GMT

Scientists in Wales are looking at how slag heaps can be used to remove CO2 from the air in the fight against climate change.

Satellites warn African farmers of pest infestations Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:36:41 GMT

UK researchers develop an early warning system to prevent crops in Africa being devastated.

Australian students in mass climate protest Fri, 30 Nov 2018 09:03:28 GMT

Thousands skip school to urge action on climate change, despite criticism from PM Scott Morrison.

Extinction crisis: Five things you should know Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:55:55 GMT

The United Nations biodiversity chief on why extinction is a "silent killer" and deserves more attention.

Carmichael project: Visiting Australia's controversial Adani mine Thu, 29 Nov 2018 22:04:07 GMT

The BBC's Vineet Khare visited the controversial Carmichael project by Indian energy giant Adani.

Berta Cáceres: Seven convicted of murdering anti-dam activist Fri, 30 Nov 2018 02:09:42 GMT

A Honduran court finds seven men guilty of killing renowned environmental campaigner Berta Cáceres.

Climate change: Can 12 billion tonnes of carbon be sucked from the air? Thu, 29 Nov 2018 18:00:14 GMT

Is it remotely feasible to remove 12 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide from the air?

Climate change: Last four years are 'world's hottest' Thu, 29 Nov 2018 10:01:05 GMT

Twenty of the warmest years on record have been in the past 22 years, say the World Meteorological Organization.

Climate change: CO2 emissions rising for first time in four years Tue, 27 Nov 2018 15:06:22 GMT

Global efforts to tackle climate are off track says the UN, as it sees a rise in CO2 after years of decline.

Climate change: EU aims to be 'climate neutral' by 2050 Wed, 28 Nov 2018 10:44:43 GMT

The European Union says it wants to become the first major economy to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

UK's first carbon capture and storage project 'operational by mid 2020s' Wed, 28 Nov 2018 00:02:11 GMT

Ministers give a timeline for the UK's first carbon capture and storage project, as research funding is announced.

Samples cut around Soyuz hole in spacewalk Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:19:32 GMT

Cosmonauts have cut samples from around a hole, which Moscow says may have been caused by a drill.

Poland climate summit protest limits anger young activists Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:10:07 GMT

Protesters are frustrated by strict controls on protests at the UN climate summit in Poland.

How Apollo 8 Astronauts took the famous 'Earthrise' photograph Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:17:37 GMT

Frank Borman was the Commander of the Apollo 8 mission to the Moon. The astronauts took an iconic photo of the Earth rising above the lunar surface.

Oil thieves cause spill in Rio de Janeiro's Guanabara Bay Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:53:36 GMT

Thieves caused at least 60,000 litres of oil to spill into Rio de Janeiro’s Guanabara Bay.

Melting ice art installation opens at London's Tate Modern Tue, 11 Dec 2018 20:19:19 GMT

An art installation featuring 30 blocks of ice brought from Greenland has been unveiled in London.

Where did the Sun come from? Mon, 10 Dec 2018 13:54:02 GMT

Earth would be a frozen lump of rock without the energy created from our nearest star.

Fossil preserves 'sea monster' blubber and skin Wed, 05 Dec 2018 18:02:18 GMT

Scientists identify fossilised blubber from an ancient marine reptile that lived 180 million years ago.

Rats and pigeons 'replace iconic species' Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:44:47 GMT

"Iconic" animals such as tigers are being replaced by "cosmopolitan" species found everywhere - researchers.

New Zealand whales: Why are so many getting stranded? Fri, 30 Nov 2018 15:31:00 GMT

Illness, warmer waters and the fact that pilot whales travel in sociable groups could all play a role.

The rough with the smooth Mon, 10 Dec 2018 13:10:21 GMT

The UK claims to be a leader in climate change - but is it?

Climate change Sun, 02 Dec 2018 00:14:39 GMT

As representatives gather in Poland for talks on climate change, we look at how hot the world has got and what can we can all do to tackle global warming.

House in a lab Tue, 04 Dec 2018 00:02:43 GMT

Scientists have rebuilt a terraced house inside a laboratory to help make UK homes energy-efficient.

High risk Thu, 22 Nov 2018 01:55:24 GMT

Our reliance on technology means a violent storm on the Sun could have serious effects.

Edible insects Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:22:28 GMT

Sainsbury's is the first UK supermarket to stock edible insects - but just how tasty are they?

Palm oil: One woman's fight to save 'the last place on Earth' Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:05:18 GMT

Farwiza Farhan on efforts to protect the forests where orangutan, rhinos, elephants and tigers co-exist.

Out of the shadows Wed, 21 Nov 2018 07:31:01 GMT

Caroline Herschel discovered eight comets - one was named after her - but her work is less known about than her brother William's.

Colourful dynasty Fri, 09 Nov 2018 22:29:40 GMT

The endangered African wild dog will enthral TV viewers when it features in David Attenborough's new Dynasties series.

Dr persistence Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00:50 GMT

Sophia Jex-Blake was a pioneer of women's education on her way to be Scotland's first female doctor.

Living laboratories Wed, 14 Nov 2018 01:33:53 GMT

This living laboratory could hold the key to controlling malaria and other conditions.

Red Planet Tue, 06 Nov 2018 00:00:55 GMT

Hollywood director Ron Howard talked to the BBC about creating a realistic depiction of the first human colonies on Mars.

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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