Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Make sure that you are flood aware. Is your site at risk from any type of flooding? You could be at risk from:
You can check using flood maps.
NetRegs has a list of resources you can use to prepare for flooding, including guidance on where to find flood protection equipment.
NetRegs: Manage flood risk
Carry out a fire risk assessment to identify and reduce potential causes of site fires. Use this to position extinguishers, fire blankets or sprinklers. Invite the Fire and Rescue Service to your site to discuss potential outcomes of fires, how to prevent them, best practice techniques and how to develop an incident response plan.
Be aware of risks associated with climate change. For information visit:
Preparing for emergencies: flooding and fire
My Year at NetRegs, A reflection on my time as an intern with the NetRegs team at SEPA. An overview of all the activities and projects I had the opportunity to participate in during my Bright Green Environmental Placement.
A day with Hydrology, SEPA's hydrometry unit is responsible for around 400 gauging stations and 350 rainfall monitoring sites. River gauging stations are important as they allow river levels to be monitored so flood events can be predicted and flood warnings sent out.
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