Welcome to Flood Aware
Flood Aware Closure
The first of June, the Flood Aware project ended. The project team looks back on a succesful period in which an information centre was set up showing possible floods in real 3D and a semantic flood... >>
Floods in Somerset
Some recent flood events have occurred in Somerset. Read more via these links. >>
Somerset released questionn...
Somerset have now released a questionnaire titled ‘Are you Flood Aware?’ on their website. >>
Flooding may have different causes, but will always have a great impact on society as a whole. A lot of experience, knowledge and expertise on preparedness and how to deal with the impact is present within regions prone to flooding.
The Province of Zeeland (the Netherlands), Somerset County Council (UK) and the Agency for Maritime and Coastal Services - Coastal Division (Belgium) have strong flood and water management profiles and reputations. Therefore they have combined their strengths in this Interreg 2 Seas project: Flood Aware.
Together with citizens and businesses the projectpartners will make information on flooding accessible helping people and SME's taking the right measures.
Is my home in Zeeland prone to flooding? Take a look at Risicokaart.nl more >>
The Scheldestromen Water Board is the governmental body responsible for protecting Zeeland against floods. They provided the height maps for the realisation of the Flood Aware 3D visualisations. more >>
How to prepare for a flood. The Environment Agency gives advise. more >>