Following Storms Ciara and Dennis, a number of communities across the North West have been affected by flooding. Recovery information is available on The Flood Hub here.
The Environment Agency updated its long term flood risk information earlier in the month, making the site easier to navigate following user feedback. It is the service that allows users to check their flood risk and take action if they need to.
Defra’s Surface Water Management Action Plan set out the need for the Environment Agency to provide a better journey for its customers, and so this has been taken forward under the Boosting Action on Surface Water project, which is live until March.
The main improvements are:
The Environment Agency will also be making the following changes in early February:
To take a look yourself, click here: https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/long-term-flood-risk