Leeds (River Aire) Flood Alleviation Scheme Phase 1

Seminar zone: People & Property
Time: 2.40pm – 3.20pm  (please note that this seminar is part of a 2 hour session on Business Resilience to Flooding, as such this session may start a little earlier or a little later)
Speaker: Richard Dennis, Principal Engineer, Leeds City Council.

Come along to this seminar to find out about this a high priority scheme which aims to defend the city centre from the significant physical and economic damage that results from flooding. When finished, the risk of flooding to over 3,000 homes and 500 businesses in the city centre will have been reduced along with key transportation infrastructure and telecoms and electricity sub stations. The project supports the further growth and regeneration of the Leeds economy by reducing the flood risk to development land and open up key regeneration opportunities in the South Bank area. Pioneering technology included as part of the scheme will place Leeds at the cutting edge of national flood defence schemes, raising the profile of the city both nationally and internationally.

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