Policy paper

Flood risk management: engineering skills shortages

Environment Agency response to tackle the skills shortage for flood risk engineers.


Action on Engineering Skills Shortages in Flood Risk Management

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Describes how the Environment Agency will work with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and Defra to tackle the skills shortages in science and technology, inspire school leavers and graduates to go into flood and coastal engineering roles, and retain existing staff.

Published 1 March 2005