Register of Flood Risk Features
The Borough Council, as Lead
Local Flood Authority, must establish and maintain a register of
structures or features which, in the opinion of the authority, are
likely to have a significant effect on flood risk in its
We also have a duty to
develop a record of information about each of these structures or
features, including information about ownership and state of
What will the register do?
information on, and mapping, these assets we will be able to:
- Develop more
informed maintenance regimes, which can take account of assets
improvement for managing flood risk areas.
- Establish where
all of our drainage and water course systems are, alowing for
quicker identification of the responsible authority during
incidents of flooding.
- Produce and
publish a maintenance scedule for our own assets, as well as
producing guidence for riparian owners as to how to maintain their
We are currently working closely
with our partners to develop and populate the register and
records. A summary register will be published here
on our website soon.