We will invest on integrated water systems that will be designed to create value and enhance healthand wellbeing.
90% of Hull sits under High Tide level and 2nd most vulnerable city after London for flooding
With vulnerability comes opportunities – working across businesses, culture and communities to showcase our city and potential to become exemplar across the world
Working with Communities
We will work with Communities to make Hull and East riding a great place to live in, work in and visit.
First ever Living with Water Assembly being launched in schools
Working with local community groups, charities and business to engage across the region
We will enable environmentally sensitive growth, which enhances local communities in affected areas. Multi benefit solutions to flood risk management will be enabled through attractive significant investment.
Working with 25yr Environmental Government Plan on Natural Flood Management Schemes across the region
Planting Trees and Natural habitats in local areas to reduce flood risk and enhance health and wellbeing
We will drive year on year reduction in flood risk and build awareness and resilience in communities. Homes and businesses will be better protected from the damage of flooding and investors will no longer see it as a barrier to investing in the local area.
£120million invested in flood alleviation schemes since 2007
Investing in Water Butts to harvest rain water across the city
We will challenge, champion innovation and contribute to concepts of long term urban water resilience, creating a thriving community living with water.
Aquagreens for the city have been identified and will be phased in over the next 5 years