Flood risk management

Lead local flood authority

We're the lead local flood authority. You can find out about our powers to designate structures or features and to do works. Find out about ordinary watercourse regulation, the local flood risk management strategy and flood risk investigation. You can also find out about sustainable drainage systems (SUDS) and what you need to include in all major planning applications.

Flood risk information and maps

In line with Government requirements, the Council has produced a number of flood risk documents which provide information on all sources of flooding within the Borough

Tell us about a flood

Find out how to tell us about a flood, to help us build a historic record of flooding within the borough. This will help us to be better prepared for potential future flooding.

Landowner responsibilities

Find out how to reduce the risk of flooding and your responsibility as a landowner to protect your property from flooding.

Managing individual risk

Information about how to reduce the risk of flooding and your responsibilities as an individual.