Alt Catchment NFM success!

We are thrilled to announce that our £2.1m bid to the Environment Agency’s Natural Flood Management programme has been successful!! The Alt Catchment NFM Project will implement a variety of NFM measures throughout the whole of the catchment, from leaky dams in Huyton to sand dune management at Hightown. The project, made possible through the Alt Crossens Catchment Partnership, will bring together a wide range of partners including local authorities, NGOs, universities and the local record centre to work together to achieve multiple benefits at a catchment-scale.

Host for the Catchment Partnership Andy Martin shared the news with partners, saying “The successful bid is the result of fantastic collaboration between a range of stakeholder partners from across the Catchment. The multiple NFM projects included in the bid will reduce flood risk, create and improve wildlife habitats, improve water quality, provide valuable learning and promote even closer working between project partners.”

The project will run until 2027, with an initial development phase followed by delivery, subject to business case approval. Find out more about the NFM Programme and the other successful applicants and schemes: 40 projects to benefit from £25 million funding for natural flood management - GOV.UK (


More information coming soon!



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