News Aug 4, 2023

The Future of Resilient Flood Defenses

In the latest issue of Infrastructure Intelligence, Patricia Nick explores the approach taken on Thames Estuary Asset Management (TEAM2100), the first of its kind on an estuary in Europe.

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In the latest issue of Infrastructure Intelligence magazine, Jacobs Asset Management Strategic Lead, Patricia Nick looks at how the approach taken on Thames Estuary Asset Management (TEAM2100), the Environment Agency’s largest flood risk management program, offers a delivery model for the future.

With sustainability and digital enablement at its heart, TEAM2100’s approach to asset management is leading the way in finding innovative solutions to managing flood risk – providing climate resilience for our communities and protecting the environment. Working collaboratively as an integrated delivery team with the Environment Agency and construction partner Balfour Beatty, Jacobs has helped safeguard approximately 4,000 different flood protection structures along the River Thames in London and the Thames Estuary.

Read the full article here for more on how the collaborative team developed a service-focused asset management system which manages existing structures and creates new assets and systems over a 100-year life cycle.

No. 1 – ENR 2023 Top 50 Program Management Firm

Engineering News-Record has ranked Jacobs No. 1 in its list of 2023 Top 50 Major Program Management Firms globally for the third consecutive year. Widely considered the industry benchmark, the annual ENR list ranks both publicly and privately held U.S. companies, based on revenue for program management services performed in the previous year. Jacobs is also proud to retain the top spot for the sixth consecutive year in the Top 500 list.

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