Please find below some information about recent Floodcom Project news:

New Education Officer Appointed

Floodcom project has appointed the new Education Officer. Her name is Hazel Newton and she will start working on Floodcom activities in August 2013.

Floodcom 5th Steering Group Meeting

Floodcom 5th Steering Group Meeting will take place on 18th and 19th March 2014 in Dunkirk, France.

Floodcom 3rd Steering Group Meeting

Floodcom 3rd Steering Group Meeting took place in Chlemsford, Essex, UK on the 5th -6th March 2013. The meeting was opened by Cllr John Jowers and chaired by Keith Lawson. Partners gave presentations regarding the progress of their work at thier sites. The session conculded on the 6th March with a site visit to the Margaretting Flood Alleviation Scheme.


Floodcom has recruited Hazel Newton in the role of Education Adviser to raise its profile and promote flood awareness in lowland areas in the UK, France, Belgium and the Netherlands that are at risk of flooding.

Flood control system due on line in northern France

Engaged since 2012 in the Floodcom project, L'Institution Interdepartementale des Wateringues (IIW) is producing a major flood control data system in northern France that will allow technicians access to real time information on water levels, pumping stations, flood gates and sea levels.

Chelmsford and Breda Second Technical Exchange

Chelmsford and Breda second technical exchange took place in Breda on the 21st and 22nd of November 2012.

Second Partners Meeting held in Antwerp

Regular sixth monthly partner meetings are held in the respective countries. The Second partner meeting was held in Antwerp on the 11th and 12th September 2012.

Floodcom Project Disseminated

Floodcom project was disseminated at the Greater Essex INTERREG event held on 27 November 2012 at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, UK. The event was attended by Cllr Kevin Bentley and showcased the best of Essex involvement in INTERREG projects in 2007 - 2013. The event was a great opportunity to celebrate projects such as Floodcom.

Antwerp and St Omer Second Technical Exchange

Antwerp and St Omer second technical exchange will take place in December 2012.

First Technical Exchange Chlemsford and Breda

First Technical Exchange Chlemsford and Breda