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We are the Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA) as defined by the Flood and Water Management Act, 2010. The new legislation is designed to improve the way we tackle the risk of flooding across England and Wales following the large summer floods of 2007.

Find out what is happening in your area in our Action Plan.

For information on what to do before, during and after flooding read the Environment Agency’s flood advice booklet

Bickleigh floods

Living with WaterDCC Living with Water

If you have a river, stream, ditch or culvert running through or alongside your property you are likely to be responsible for its maintenance. We have produced an advice leaflet summarising rights and responsibilities when it comes to rivers, streams, ditches and surface water on your land – Living with Water.

 

 

Sustainable Drainage Systems Workshop

We are hosting a free informative workshop to provide an update on our SuDS role, the team and progress made since our last event in 2015. It will be held on Friday 11th October 2019 at the Kenn Centre. Please see our flyer for more details.

Pre-application advice

Flood Risk Management offer a pre-application advice service. For more details please see our Pre-application advice.

Privacy

In order to deal with your enquiry it may be necessary for us to liaise with other risk management authorities. The information you provide will be shared for the purposes of your enquiry only and in line with our privacy policy to satisfy the General Data Protection Regulations. Please see our privacy notice for further information.