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Low Cost Resilience - FD2682

To identify barriers and to propose solutions to promote low cost approaches that would make properties at risk of flooding more resilient to damage from flood waters.
• Making properties ‘flood repairable’: Review the range of building materials available to adapt and restore properties. Identify packages of materials and simple measures for restoration that would make properties more resilient to damage from future flooding. The materials or measures would replace those used in ‘like for like’ repair, without significantly increasing costs to those paying for the work.

• In particular: to understand how the Property Support Network currently perceive no/low cost technologies and explore how they work with no/low costs technologies in their interactions with householders;

• Develop a strategy for working with the Property Support Network – builders, retailers, loss adjusters, local authorities, and insurers – to support take-up of these approaches.
• Develop and run a small-scale demonstration project to test and evaluate an innovative approach to flood repairable systems in a flood-prone area
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : FD2682 Supporting the uptake of low cost resilience FINAL to be published   (28416k)
• INF - Information Leaflet : Flood Repairable digital testimonials links   (162k)
• INF - Information Leaflet : Flood Repairable House practitioners' handbook   (550k)
• INF - Information Leaflet : Flood Repairable Kitchen Booklet   (15502k)
• INF - Information Leaflet : Flood Repairable Resilient Kitchen Flyer   (308k)
• INF - Information Leaflet : MAKING YOUR HOME FLOOD REPAIRABLE general version   (605k)
• LIT - Literature Review : FD2682 Rapid Evidence Assessment Final Report July 2016   (1395k)
• TRP - Technical Report : FD2682 Technical Report Final Report July 2016   (1545k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2015

To: 2016

Cost: £126,216
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University of the West of England
Flood Management              
Fields of Study
Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management