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Delivering Sustainable Flood Risk Management - a consultation

DescriptionThis consultation document provides statutory guidance to SEPA, local authorities and Scottish Water on fulfilling their responsibilities under the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009. It also provides contextual information on how these responsibilities align with the Government's wider policy framework for improving how flood risk is managed.
ISBN978 0 7559 9927
Official Print Publication DateJanuary 2011
Website Publication DateJanuary 18, 2011


ISBN 978 0 7559 9927 9
DPPAS 11145

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Ministerial Foreword
Statutory Context
Summary and Contact Information
List of Consultation Questions

Section 1 An integrated approach to flood risk management
Section 2 Delivering responsibilities collectively
Section 3 Understanding flood risk
Section 4 Understand and working with catchments
Section 5 Integrated Urban drainage
Section 6 Selecting sustainable actions
Section 7 Engaging with the public

Annex 1 Flood risk management milestones
Annex 2 Guidance on the appraisal process
Annex 3 Glossary of terms
Annex 4 Acknowledgements