This local spaces area will provide information on our aim to manage flood risk on a catchment scale from Source to Sea. In this section we will introduce you to Cumbria Strategic Flood Partnership, a collective of organisations that coordinates all flood risk management planning and delivery and detailed information on Flood Risk Management Schemes being delivered.
Cumbria Strategic Flood Partnership (CSFP) brings together Flood Risk Management Authorities and other organisations including representation from community groups who have an interest in or responsibility for flood risk management.
Following on from the December 2015 floods, Cumbria Strategic Flood Partnership hosted a string of workshops across Cumbria in early 2017 in order to share knowledge about flood risk catchment-wide. The workshops brought together experts and practitioners in the field, along with partners, stakeholders and communities to share current understandings of managing flood risk on a catchment-wide basis.
The workshops undertaken included: ‘Geomorphology’, ‘Woodland Management’, ‘Plan, Prepare, Respond and Recover’, and ‘Working with natural processes’. You can view the presentations given at the workshops, and download the accompanying slides on the Catchment Based Approach website here: https://catchmentbasedapproach.org/learn/flood-risk-management-workshops-cumbria/