Lead Local Flood Authority Services

Aerial photo showing flooding

Under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 County Councils and Unitary Authorities became Lead Local Flood Authorities (LLFAs) and have responsibilities regarding flood risk management.

We have an extensive knowledge of the legislation and requirements for being an LLFA, and can undertake the following services on behalf of other local authorities and their customers:

• Writing flood risk management strategies
• Writing Section 19 investigation reports
• Support surrounding asset register and records
• Provide/help market surface water management plan model and output data
• Community resilience training package
• Environment Agency bid advice for LLFAs
• Provide/help market flood information reports