Flood Risk Management & Drainage

  • Blenheim Dam, Oxfordshire

    Supervising engineering services for the restoration and upgrade of two dams

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  • Bells and Mocketts Pumping Station

    Leading the first, large-scale installation of innovative, fish-friendly Archimedes’ screw pumps in the UK

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  • Webb’s Hole Pumping Station

    High flood level solutions at the River Great Ouse

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Providing practical solutions to flooding issues

We work alongside public and private sector clients to develop practical solutions which improve resilience to flood risk from all sources. We develop innovative, sustainable designs adopting the principles of integrated and natural flood management, and SuDS, to contribute to the creation of improved environmental outcomes alongside our Client’s overall business objectives.

Considering flood risk at the planning and design stage of development and infrastructure projects is key to developing a sustainable future.

Paul Jenkin Director, Water Management

Queen Elizabeth II opens new Wolferton Pumping Station

Stantec was appointed by King’s Lynn Drainage Board, who operate the Pumping Station, as Project Manager and lead designer. Read More
Expert Spotlight

Dr Rachel Dewhurst, Technical Director

Working to ensure the sustainability of water for the population and environment.

Paul Jenkin, Director, Water Management

Considering flood risk at the planning and design stage of development and infrastructure projects is key to developing a sustainable future.

Chris Digman , Technical Director

Leading influencer in stormwater management.

Amy Hensler, Director, Flood Risk

I enjoy working on flood management schemes that provide benefits to existing communities as well as support sustainable new development.

Chris Pittner, Director, Civil Engineering and Water Management

Developing imaginative solutions for sustainable water management can provide multiple benefits to communities.
Chris Pittner Director, Civil Engineering and Water Management Read More

Dr Mark Futter, Senior Principal Hydrologist

My work helps Europe and partner countries become more sustainable, and I feel great about being able to make that kind of contribution.
Dr Mark Futter Senior Principal Hydrologist Read More

Kelvin Limbrick, Discipline Lead – Rivers and Catchments

An important part of my role is to help steer our clients towards more sustainable practices within the natural and urban water environment.
Kelvin Limbrick Discipline Lead – Rivers and Catchments Read More

Dr Rachel Dewhurst

Technical Director

Paul Jenkin

Director, Water Management

Chris Digman

Technical Director

Amy Hensler

Director, Flood Risk

Chris Pittner

Director, Civil Engineering and Water Management

Dr Mark Futter

Senior Principal Hydrologist

Kelvin Limbrick

Discipline Lead – Rivers and Catchments

Related Services


Environmental Services Added value across client project portfolios.
Plan Making & Evidence We have a wide range of experience in-house to deliver policy and evidence based projects along with an in depth understanding of the detailed numbers and data behind the strategic outcomes.
Urban Drainage, Flooding Engineering Services Solving urban drainage challenges, creating resilient communities.
Natural Cavities & Mining Cavities Databases Stantec’s extensive databases of natural cavities and mining cavities can be used to quickly check for potential instability and identify locations that might require special further assessment.

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