The debrief: How partnership working brought a flood scheme to fruition

Official sign-off for a flood protection project in Salford came earlier this year, more than 20 years after the scheme was first envisaged. James Parsons examines how partnership working brought the scheme together

Salford Basin
The Salford flood basin is 28 hectares in size

The multi-million pound Salford flood storage basin located in Greater Manchester, was officially signed off in February this year.

The low-tech 28-hectare flood basin, set up in the oxbow of the River Irwell, was created to protect thousands of homes and businesses from flooding risks.

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