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Flood risk

Read the  Statement of Common Ground we agreed with the Environment Agency (January 2018) (PDF) [549KB] (opens new window) .

Strategic Flood Risk Assessment

The Strategic Flood Risk Assessment considers:

  • the risk of an area being flooded from any source
  • the impact of climate change
  • the impact land use changes and development will have on flood risks

By combining these factors, the assessment helps us understand flood risks now and in the future.

Read the assessment below:

Volume 3 maps

Appendix A Catchment overview

Appendix B Flood defences

Appendix C Flood risk from rivers 

Appendix D Flood risk from surface water

Appendix E Flood risk from groundwater

Appendix F Flood risk from sewers 

Appendix G Flood risk from artificial sources