London's flood defences scrutinised

The Environment Committee will question experts today on London's current flood defence systems and possible flood risks in the future.

Experts quizzed over flood risk to capital

Thames Barrier Credit: REUTERS/Russell Boyc

The Environment Committee will quiz London Assembly experts and the Environment Agency today about whether the capital is sufficiently equipped to deal with future rising water levels and flood threats.

Experts from the Environment Agency, the National Flood Florum and the London Assembly will answer questions on the sustainability of London's flood defences and the capital's readiness to react in an emergency.

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