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Water management and flooding

Flood warnings

The Environment Agency provides flood warnings online 24 hours a day

Flooding advice

Floods can happen anywhere at anytime.

Lead Local Flood Authority

After the floods of 2007 the government commissioned a review.

Local Flood Risk Management Strategy

We have a legal duty to develop, maintain, apply and monitor a Local Flood Risk Management Strategy.

Ordinary watercourses: applying for consent for works

You need to get consent to undertake certain types of work on a watercourse.

Preliminary Flood Risk Assessment

An exercise to identify areas where there is significant flood risk.

Surface Water Management Plan

The Surface Water Management Plan (SWMP) sets out the long term plan for reducing the risk of surface water flooding throughout the city.


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