Author: Suzi Kemp

Sharing learning to care for our water at AG NZHS Conference 2023

Hydro-GIS are delighted to be joining the Australasian Groundwater / New Zealand Hydrological Society Joint Conference this week in Auckland, New Zealand. The conference theme this year is “Manaaki Wai (caring for our water): learning from the past, adapting for the future”. It captures the idea that water is a living entity, with its own…
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UK Faces Another Round of Heavy Rain and Stormy Weather

31st October 2023 Just two weeks after the devastating flooding caused by Storm Babet, the UK is once again on high alert as Storm Ciaran makes its way towards southern regions. The Met Office has issued weather warnings for heavy rain and strong winds on Wednesday and Thursday, emphasising the need to remain vigilant and…
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Rare Red Warning as Storm Babet Approaches

18th October 2023 The UK Met Office has issued a red warning for rainfall in Eastern Scotland for Thursday evening into Friday afternoon. The rainfall is associated with Storm Babet which has formed over the Bay of Biscay and is currently moving northwards over southern Britain. Due to a blocking anticyclone over Scandinavia, the Met…
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Remembering Jon Gascoigne

The death of Jon Gascoigne was very sad news, and was particularly felt at Hydro-GIS as we had a long standing relationship. Jon actually attended the same university (Lancaster) as our Director of Hydrology, Harvey Rodda, and although they did not know each other that well as they were in different departments, it formed a…
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Hydro-GIS announce partnership with dClimate

Hydro-GIS Ltd are pleased to announce a partnership with dClimate, a leading decentralised climate information ecosystem, to create a repository of detailed historical flood and rainfall data for the UK and many parts of Europe. Historical Flood and Rainfall Datasets Hydro-GIS and dClimate’s partnership around historical flood and rainfall data is crucial as flood and…
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25 years ago, the Easter floods of 1998 caused devastation in the Midlands

In April 1998, floods devastated the midlands which instigated a change in UK flood management

70 years since the North Sea flood – one of the UK’s largest natural disasters

The North Sea flood of 1953 was one of the largest natural disasters in the UK. Caused by a heavy storm surge that struck the Netherlands, north-west Belgium, England and Scotland

Supporting a greener future for the planet

In December 2022, Hydro-GIS sponsored an aspiring environmentalist to attend the Green Summit in Thailand. Zoe Bowman is a 2nd Year Geography Student at University of Nottingham. She believes that governments, large companies and stakeholders that hold the power to really change the future of our planet simply aren’t doing enough, and that education is…
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Monitoring impact for successful river restoration projects

Rivers and wetlands provide extremely important habitats, supporting a wide variety of unique flora and fauna, and are considered to be the most biologically diverse of all ecosystems. It is therefore critical for the future of life on our planet that these areas are nurtured and cared for with monitored, sustainable land management programmes. It…
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European Space Agency funded research

Hydro-GIS is working on a research project, funded by the European Space Agency, looking to find out how earth-observing satellites up in space can help to identify water pollution in rivers and other bodies of water.