Tag: moveable weir

Celebrating five years of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme

Leeds City Council and the Environment agency have reflected on the impact of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme Phase 1 (Leeds FAS1) since its launch five years ago. On October 4 2017 the first formal flood defences in Leeds were officially opened. An investment of £50m, the scheme is made

£50million flood defence scheme opens in Leeds

A £50million flood alleviation scheme in Leeds which uses moveable weir technology – a first for flood risk reduction in the UK – has opened today (4 October 2017). The first phase of the award-winning Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme not only uses state-of-the-art flood defence engineering techniques but is one