Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA) duties

Reducing the risk of flooding

As an LLFA, we are responsible for reducing the risk of flooding from surface water, groundwater and ordinary watercourses under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010.

To meet our responsiblities we:

  • maintain a public register of flood risk management assets (structures which have an effect on flood risk management)​

Flood Assets Map

  • undertake coordinated management of flooding from surface water, groundwater and ordinary watercourses
  • investigate and record flooding events and cooperate with relevant parties
  • respond to major planning applications in relation to sustainable drainage systems

Find out more

Flood risk and flood hazard maps are available on our surface water management plan.

Flood Risk Management Plan

Local Flood Risk Management Strategy (2015 July)

Preliminary Flood Risk Assessment (PFRA) June 2011

EA Letter PFRA Review March 2018