VIDEO: New emergency flood barrier tested in Stratford


Stratford’s emergency flood defences were tested on Waterside this week as part of an Environment Agency Exercise.

Tuesday saw the agency put up its new temporary flood barrier, named Nero, for the first time in Stratford and showcased its drone technology, used to assess flooding situations.

Lisa Pinney, Area Director of the West Midlands Environment Agency, spoke to the Herald about the new flood barrier.