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Flood Plain Management Manual (Phase 1) - FD2010

Description
PROJECT CLOSING STATEMENT:
The Stage 1 Report provides preliminary guidance to local authorities and others involved in floodplain management and includes proposals for Stage 2 of the project, it is primarily intended to set the scene for the Stage 2 research.

SUMMARY OBJECTIVE:
To provide preliminary guidance on the effective management of floodplains to river managers, local authorities (planning, amenity and other relevant functions), local communities, conservationists and developers leading to the provision of a Flood Plain manual that forms a common reference for all parties involved in floodplain management.

KEY CUSTOMER PURPOSE:
There are intense and conflicting pressures on floodplains. These include conservation, restoration, amenity and development in addition to providing for the passage and storage of floods. Guidance, in a similar form to that already prepared for Australian floodplains, is needed to inform all stakeholders of floodplain management issues and provide a basis for effectively managing flood plains taking into account these conflicting pressures.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Flood Plain Management Manual (Phase 1)   (68k)
• Technical Report : Guide to the management of floodplains to reduce flood risks. Stage 1: Development draft   (3359k)
• Technical Summary : Guide to the management of floodplains to reduce flood risks. Stage 1: Development draft   (130k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2001

To: 2002

Cost: £25,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
HR Wallingford Ltd
Keywords
Environmental Protection              
Flood and Coastal Defence              
Flood Defence              
Land              
Policy Development              
Fields of Study
Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management