Each year seems to bring disastrous flooding somewhere in the UK. The consensus of opinion on climate change and global warming is that the UK is likely to experience heavier rainfall more often in the future, and that flooding will be more frequent and widespread as a result. So, reducing flood risk is becoming more of a priority for many householders.
The range of professional equipment used in the drying process has increased. Other considerations when drying buildings are explored and examples further illustrate the principles and processes.
This section is maintained by Chris Netherton and Jeremy Templeton of the National Flood School.
Feature: Building assessment: computer modelling
Feature: Flood risk: planning for climate change
Feature: Flooding: recovering from damage