FLOOD CON­TROL CASH BID

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Fol­low­ing the dam­age to wa­ter­ways in the Calder Val­ley in the Box­ing Day 2015 floods, the Canal & River Trust is bid­ding for funds from the Her­itage Lottery Fund to make the val­ley more re­silient to flood­ing in the fu­ture. If suc­cess­ful, the money would fund a five-year project with lo­cal au­thor­i­ties and com­mu­ni­ties us­ing Nat­u­ral Flood Man­age­ment tech­niques to man­age the sources and path­ways of flood wa­ters in­clud­ing cre­ation of new wood­land and wet­land habi­tats.

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