European flood experts meet in Cumbria

One hundreds experts from over Europe have gathered in Cumbria to discuss how to manage flood risks . Eden Rivers Trust represented the UK in the six year project.

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Countries unite to discuss flood prevention techniques

Scientists from across Europe are in Cumbria to discuss flood prevention.

They're using model simulators to demonstrate how rivers flow and investigate different ways to protect people and their property.

Academics from the Netherlands have been sharing some of their more radical approaches to minimising the effects of extreme weather.

Katie Hunter reports:

European experts discuss flood tactics

Scientists from across Europe are in Cumbria to discuss flood prevention.

They're using model simulators to demonstrate how rivers flow and investigate different ways to protect people and their property.

Experts, such as Dr Lucy Butler from the Eden Rivers Trust, say they can learn from colleagues on the continent.

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