Adrian Horton from Stop the Flow, critiques the government’s plans to stop flooding, and proposes alternative solutions to the problem. “Natural flood management, particularly in the case of attenuation ponds, can only take place in the drier months in the spring and summer when the fields and the uplands are drier”.
Author: Adrian Horton
Adrian is a founding member of the pioneering environmental charity Slow The Flow, which was set up in 2016 after the devastating floods in Calderdale. He is their communications officer and deals with the growing number of media organisations and public figures who are interested in natural flood management as one of the ways to combat the growing risk of climate change and how this is affecting the risk of flooding around the UK. Adrian is also a flood warden reacting to flood events when they occur and also works in the automotive sector working with companies to develop sustainable company vehicle policies.