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Understanding, communicating and managing uncertainty and risk related to future changes in catchments.

[Jan 27] Managing our changing flood and coastal risk- Emerging good practices

Sea level rise and land tilt is increasing the threats on our coast and tidally influenced communities, increasing precipitation, storminess and extreme river flows will increase our chance and frequency of extreme flood levels and flows. All these are happening against the background of an increasing population and the development of housing and industry t support this. Lest we forget, we are an Island, so there is nowhere to run.

Practitioners in the field of flood and coastal management are presently doing a lot of head scratching to address the challenges this brings to deliver sustainable communities into the future, where people, the economy and the environment all thrive.

This conference has been put together to share some of the emerging good practices both at the strategic scale and at the sharp end of delivery that are already tackling the challenges head on. It will also provide an opportunity to take stock of where we are and assess how we need to progress to achieve our goal of using flood and coastal management as a vehicle to mitigate and adapt to sustainable futures given the expected pressures

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