On Friday, the Landscape Institute stepped into the flood debate to encourage the Government to address flooding through a combined interdisciplinary approach with landscape architects, architects, engineers, hydrologists, ecologists and other specialists. The LI’s President Sue Illman led a team of experts to highlight what can be done to manage water in urban and rural areas. Sue’s letter was published on the same day that University of Greenwich lecturer Duncan Goodwin published an article questioning the governments approach to flooding on the Somerset levels.
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The Telegraph: The Government needs to call in the flood experts
BBC News: UK floods: Damage ‘could have been prevented
The Guardian: David Cameron told better planning could have prevented some flooding