Flooding and Drainage

Information about flooding and drainage planning policies and the Council’s role as Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA).

Flooding planning policies

Information on planning policies and flood risk documents, including strategic flood risk assessments and surface water management plans.

Sustainable Drainage Systems

Information on the requirement to provide sustainable drainage systems for planning applications.

Counters Creek Project

Information about the Counters Creek Project to upgrade the sewer system.

Thames Tideway Tunnel Project

Information about the Thames Tideway Tunnel Project.

Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA) duties

Council duties under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 and Flood Risk Regulations 2009.

Dealing with flooding

Information about contingency planning and dealing with flooding when it occurs.