GeoSmart Information has launched an important new guide that shows the threat from groundwater flooding and how England’s property and vital infrastructure, and therefore its communities, face major economic losses.

Built on preliminary analysis from GeoSmart’s sister company, ESI Consulting, the guide reveals, for the first time, the clearest picture yet on groundwater flood risk:

• £530m annual economic loss incurred;

• 424,000 properties that could be affected by groundwater flooding; and

• 11 per cent of the land area of England.

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