If you have any questions about the Local Flood Risk Management Strategy, please contact the Flood Risk Management Team.
To make sure the strategy is relevant to all stakeholders in the county; the Council welcomes your views.
Local flooding is defined as flooding from surface water, groundwater and ordinary watercourses (an ordinary watercourse is any river, stream or channel which is not identified on the Environment Agency Flood Map as a Main River).
We aim to formally adopt the strategy during autumn 2016.Help us improve, dont include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.Lead Local Flood Authorities are required to maintain a register of assets which have a significant impact on flood risk.The Flood and Water Management Act 2010 gives us the role of Lead Local Flood Authority (llfa) for the county.In its role the Council manages local flood risk, which covers flooding from surface water, groundwater and ordinary watercourses.Community organisations, share, share on Twitter, share on Facebook.The Strategy has also been revised to reflect the Councils new role as a statutory consultee to the planning system with regard to drainage and surface water adult dateline phone numbers management matters.Contact us, if you have any questions about the role of the Lead Local Flood Authority in East Sussex, please contact the Flood Risk Management Team.What are we doing?Your responses and comments will be used to inform the final Local Flood Risk Management Strategy.Environment and planning, how to get flood warnings and prepare for a flood, and what to do afterwards including advice about making an insurance claim.It is updated independently of Strategy, so is not subject to the current consultation.Overview, we would like to hear your views on our draft East Sussex Local Flood Risk Management Strategy.
The revised Strategy aims to: clearly outline the County Councils role as a Lead Local Flood Authority assess the local flood risk in East Sussex explain the different sources of flooding, and which authorities have a role to play provide standing advice to both planners.