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Links to Flooding Legislation

Links to Flooding Legislation

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Flood Risk Regulations 2009 The Flood Risk Regulations 2009 set out the duties regarding producing preliminary flood risk assessments, flood hazard maps and flood risk maps and flood risk management plans. In addition, the duty of co-operation between the Environment Agency and Lead Local Flood Authority is described. The link for the Flood Risk Regulations 2009 is: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2009/3042/pdfs/uksi_20093042_en.pdf Flood and Water Management Act 2010 The Flood and Water Management Act 2010 sets out what should be included in the National flood and coastal erosion risk management strategies for England and Wales as well as local flood risk management strategies. It also contains legislation regarding the duty of LLFAs to maintain a register and the responsibilities of LLFAs regarding drainage system approval. The link for the Flood and Water Management 2010 is: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/29/pdfs/ukpga_20100029_en.pdf Water Framework Directive 2000 The Water Framework Directive is a European directive, concerned primarily with water quality. The purpose of this Directive is to establish a framework for the protection of inland surface waters, transitional waters, coastal waters and groundwater. The link for the Water Framework Directive 2000 is: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2000:327:0001:0072:EN:PDF
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