KEEPING IT DRY – flood protection secrets from top flood defence expert

  • 11 Apr 2016

Buildingtalk Book of the Month

KEEPING IT DRY: Essential information for home, property & business owners + those responsible for design & build within potential flood prone areas.  Link to download FREE extract.

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Kevin Williams, MD of Floodsense

KEEPING IT DRY is by Kevin Williams, MD of Floodsense and one of the UK’s leading Flood Defence experts, gives you everything you will need to know when it comes to flood defence. It is tailored for home, property and business owners as well as stake holders who are responsible for the designing and building within potential flood prone areas.

Who is the book for?

KEEPING IT DRY offers insights and the latest information o for stakeholders including Masterplanners, Property Developers, Urban Designers, Town and Country Planners, Architects and Landscape Architects

What’s in the book?

Flood Defence for Residential and Commercial Buildings

  • 4 key steps for maximum flood preparedness
  • Flood safety and health hazards
  • Flood damage
  • What is flood defence?

EU & Government Legislation

European Directive plus the National Planning Policy Framework including

  • Sequential Test and Exception Test
  • Neighbourhood Plans
  • Local Plans
  • River Basin Management Plans
  • Shoreline Management Plans
  • Integrated Coastal Zone Management

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