Environment Agency website to close

19th March 2014


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The Environment Agency has confirmed its website will close next month as its online guidance and services moves to gov.uk

The regulator is following in the footsteps of government departments, including Defra and Decc, which moved across to the gov.uk website last year.

The agency has reassured users that, while its existing website will cease to exist, bookmarks and links saved to individual computers will still work, either redirecting to pages containing the same information on the gov.uk website, or to archived webpages.

Online services, such as the agency’s flood warnings, for example, will not change and will remain accessible from the current URLs.

The new platform has been designed to work on mobile devices and also offers users the option to sign up to regular email alerts notifying them when content, such as guidance, has been updated.

The agency’s new web address will be gov.uk/environment-agency.


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