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Uttlesford District Council

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…, reducing flood risk, storing and cleaning water and reducing the urban heat island effect. We will work with our peer groups such as the Essex Wildlife Trust and Essex County Council in making biodiversity improvements by integrating green infrastructure solutions into urban flood management projects and developing wildlife and nature corridors to create connected networks. We will build…

… to ensure that this can be delivered in a manner that supports and enhances the local biodiversity. Priorities: • Improve biodiversity • Improve air quality • Protect and improve water quality • River catchment improvements for flood resilience and habitat • Increased rural and urban tree planting Adapting to Climate Change The weather records of recent years evidence the increase in heat…

… and capacity to know what to do in an extreme weather events and support their parish emergency plans. This includes a wider understanding of flood risk, knowing the nearest community place of safety or preparing a family or business emergency plan. At organisation level we will explore county wide carbon literacy training programme for local authority officers and consider wider roll-out in other…

… processes, such as UDC’s drainage ditch management or ECC Highways highway culvert cleaning programme to support flood protection. We will need new specific infrastructure, in terms of heat, electricity and transport, to meet our zero carbon goals. For example, as we move towards electrified heat and transport systems, we will need significant upgrades to our electricity distribution systems. We…

… and rain water storage, but we also need to take opportunities where natural solutions such as leaky dams and reinstated flood plains could be implemented to support flood protection while providing urban cooling, environmental and health and wellbeing benefits. We will need to protect and use our ICT and communications infrastructure to enable the use of smart technologies. We will work…

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