Flood protection appraisals: guidance for SEPA and responsible authorities

Appraisal guidance for the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) and responsible authorities.



2. Scottish Government (2011a) guidance on Delivering Sustainable Flood Risk Management does not specify design standards.

3. Scottish Government Environmental Assessment: [accessed 16/11/2015]

4. The only exceptions are if there are no alternative solutions and there are imperative reasons of overriding public interest for the plan or project to go ahead.

5. Drinking Water Quality Regulatory

6. SEPA: Bathing Waters: [accessed 26/10/2015]

7. Biodiversity Scotland [accessed 26/10/2015]

8. Scottish Natural Heritage: Protecting Scotland's nature:; Habitats networks and spatial ecology [accessed 26/10/2015]

9. Scottish Natural Heritage: Safeguarding geodiversity [accessed 26/10/2015].

10. Scottish Natural Heritage: Looking after our landscapes [accessed 26/10/2015]

11. National Records of Scotland Household Projections:

12. [accessed 27/11/2015]

13. [accessed 27/11/2015]


Email: Neil Ritchie,

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
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