Derby City Council has used NEC to deliver an award-winning scheme to protect around 250 city-centre commercial properties from the increasing risk of flooding. The Mill Fleam pumping station on a tributary of the river Derwent won the Environment Project of the Year in the 2023 British Construction Industry Awards. Located in Bass’ Recreation Ground near the city centre, the works involved providing dual gates to stop Derwent flood water entering a culverted part of Markeaton Brook, and a new bypass pumping station to maintain flow in the brook when the gates are closed. The scheme is part of the council’s Munio (meaning ‘to fortify’ in Latin) series of flood management projects that were part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund. #flooding #floodmanagement #BCIA #environment

Posted by Panumas from NEC Contracts at 2024-04-17 12:00:01 UTC