Civil Engineering Consultancy

Dedicated to Flood Risk and Surface Water Management

Latest News

January 2020

Happy 10th Birthday Amazi!

We have been in business for 10 years now and are busier than ever.

Thank you to all our customers and ‘colleagues’.


Summer 2014

Amazi undertakes flow monitoring at the beautiful Pippingford Park with the valuable help of civil engineering students from Anglia Ruskin University.

 January 2013

Lecture given to delegates from The Ministry of Water (China) on Flood Management in the UK.

March 2012

Carlton Fen High Court planning case for which Amazi has prepared FRA and hydrological input was televised on the BBC 1 Inside Out programme on 5 March 2012.

The 7th march was the National Flood Forum conference was on Flood Insurance, at which Amazi director, Leigh Parratt, was chairing workshops on Preliminary Flood Risk Management Strategies & Partnership Funding.

January – June 2012

Amazi director, Leigh Parratt, lectures in Hydraulics at Anglia Ruskin University.

October 2011

Amazi Director, Leigh Parratt, becomes a board member of the National Flood Forum (NFF) Trading Services CIC, a community interest company linked to the NFF charity that provides support and advice to communities at risk of flooding.

May 2011

Amazi is acknowledged as contributor to the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) publication Flood Risk Management a local issue of national importance, assessing the likely impacts of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 upon authorities responsible for its implementation.

March 2011

Review of Environment Agency flood modelling provided as evidence to Rt Hon David Cameron.

February 2011

Planning permission granted for 5MW Solar Farm at Wilberton in Cambridgeshire. Amazi prepared the Flood Risk Assessment for this and the Solar Farm at Chittering which included a flood defence breach model.

November 2010

NEW Code for Sustainable Homes Technical Guidance.  Includes changes to SUR 1 (surface water) requirements.

Amazi presents Small Scale Irrigation in Rwanda at the International Commission for Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) national R&D conference, hosted by HR Wallingford. For more info see our Rwanda page:

September 2010

Amazi Director, Leigh Parratt, becomes the Institution of Civil Engineers Suffolk committee Chair.

July 2010

Amazi presents ‘Understanding Flood Risk’ at the Suffolk Resilience Business Continuity meeting 21 July.

May 2010

Our company profile has been published in the May edition (No.16) of the Local Government and the Regions magazine. This details our services offered to local governments in the light of the forthcoming changes in responsibilities and need for better risk management.

Also, see us on the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce website:


February 2010

Amazi Director commences lectureship in Hydraulics on degree course at Suffolk


Amazi is represented on the Institution of Civil Engineers national Flood Risk Management Lifed Panel reviewing the Flood and Water Management Bill. Amazi is also actively involved in consultations and campaigning for clarification regarding ‘what is safe’ in flood risk and planning blight.

July 2009

Presentation on the implications of the Draft Flood and Water Management Bill upon development for the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce.

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Amazi (ah-mar-zee) is water in Kinyarwanda. Read more about the charity CED on our Rwanda page.

Amazi Consulting Engineers Ltd is registered in England and Wales 07123318 Registered Office at 13 Tovells Road, Ipswich IP4 4DY