The gateway to local flood risk management information, learning and networking.
With increasing flood risk, there are significant challenges for local authorities in helping communities to achieve sustainable economic growth.
Flood risk should be recognised as an important issue which provides both opportunities as well as a challenge to building sustainable communities. This portal is designed to offer you background information and guidance on flood risk management.
General information about flood and coastal erosion risk management.
Information about your new roles and responsibilities relating to the Flood and Water Management Act.
Information relating to sustainable drainage systems (SuDs).
Information relating to the National Planning Policy Framework, local planning and how this might affect flood risk management .
Essential flood risk management information
Our e-learning modules provide up to date information on the new roles and responsibilities of local authorities relating to the Flood and Water Management Act 2010.