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Development of Economic appriasal methods for flood management and coastal erosion protection - FD2014

Description
PROJECT CLOSING STATEMENT:
The objectives of the project were largely achieved and overall the results of the project are significant to Defra and the flood risk management industry. Data for benefits assessment, a key part of appraisal, have been updated, and other research areas such as the benefits from avoiding damage to utilities, non residential property and the environment have provided more information to use in appraisal. Also, there is good research into the damage reducing effect of a flood.

SUMMARY OBJECTIVE:
Re-assess the non-residential property flood damage database and consolidate earlier research so as to deliver a flood defence appraisal manual updating current flood defence practices as set out in the `HM Treasury Green Book`, and the incorporation of key results from newly completed research on human related intangible impacts and public awareness.

KEY CUSTOMER PURPOSE:
The benefit of this research will be a modified, and policy relevant, version of the data sets for calculating the benefits of flood alleviation and erosion control. This will help to ensure that the benefit assessments for appraising coastal defence and flood alleviation works are more accurate in the future than they have been in the past, thereby yielding benefits in terms of more cost-effective
Project Documents
• Final Report : Development of economic appraisal methods for flood management and coastal erosion protection (SID5)   (175k)
• Project Record : Development of economic appraisal methods - Revised PAG3 spreadsheet FCD31_ for illustrative purposes only   (872k)
• Project Record : Development of economic appraisal methods - Revised PAG3 spreadsheet FCD32 _ for illustrative purposes only   (929k)
• Project Record : Development of economic appraisal methods - Revised PAG3 spreadsheet FCD33 _ for illustrative purposes only   (985k)
• Project Record : Development of economic appraisal methods - Revised PAG3 spreadsheet FCD34_ for illustrative purposes only   (930k)
• Project Record : Development of economic appraisal methods for flood management and coastal erosion protection: Data sources and assumptions statement (PR2)   (1332k)
• Project Record : Development of economic appraisal methods for flood management and coastal erosion protection: Updated PAG3 spreadsheets guidance report (PR1)   (571k)
• Project Record : Development of economic appraisal methods for flood management and coastal reosion protection: Objective 13: The damage reducing effects of flood warnings - Appendix: Questionnaire (PR3)   (1470k)
• Technical Report : Development of economic appraisal methods for flood management and coastal erosion protection (TR1)   (3592k)
• Technical Report : Development of economic appraisal methods for flood management and coastal erosion protection (TR2)   (889k)
• Technical Report : Development of economic appraisal methods for flood management and coastal erosion protection: Development of tools for the economic evaluation of mulit-functional wetlands: methods and techniques (TR   (2400k)
• Technical Summary : Development of economic appraisal methods for flood management and coastal erosion protection   (66k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2003

To: 2005

Cost: £317,074
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - Middlesex
Keywords
Environmental Protection              
Flood and Coastal Defence              
Flood Defence              
Land              
Policy Development              
Fields of Study
Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management