Mapping Flood Risk in the UK

Mapping Flood Risk in the UK Written by Faith Clark There are numerous types of floods and many ways of classifying them. According to Wikipedia floods are classified mainly by their source – areal, riverine, estuarine and coastal, urban and catastrophic and, although using different language, the UK’s Environmental Law Association’s website uses a similar, perhaps simpler, classification – coastal, […]

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SSEN to use innovative aerial scanning to improve electricity network resilience

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) is using innovative aerial surveying technology to improve the resilience of its electricity networks. SSEN is currently working with NM Group to survey its network using a fleet of LiDAR equipped aircraft to model 63,000km of power lines in its Scottish and English operational areas. The distribution network operator (DNO) is utilising NM Group’s […]

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