Delivering sustainable flood risk management: guidance (2019)

Second edition of statutory guidance to SEPA, local authorities and Scottish Water on fulfilling their responsibilities under the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009.

Annex 3

Related Resources

The Scottish Government and SEPA have produced additional resources to support flood risk management planning.

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Options Appraisal guidance

Scottish Government guidance on methods for identifying and assessing positive and negative impacts of FRM actions and combination of actions (options).

Flood modelling guidance for responsible authorities

To support development and commissioning of flood studies with regards to modelling.

Technical Flood Risk Guidance for stakeholders

Advice on modelling for flood risk assessments to support planning applications.

Flood study check-list

To support development and commissioning of flood studies.

Request from

Surface Water Management Planning guidance

Support for developing and implementing surface water management plans. SWMP quick start guide supports this guidance.

Natural Flood Management Handbook

Includes case studies, demonstration projects, NFM assessment tools and more.

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