River maintenance, flooding and coastal erosion


  1. Find out if you're at risk of flooding in England

    Check your risk of flooding: get current flood warnings, check the 5-day forecast or use flood maps

  2. Sign up for flood warnings

    Register your home or business in England, Scotland or Wales to receive flood warnings and find out how to check flood risk in Northern Ireland

  3. Application for an environmental permit: part A about you

    Complete if you are applying for a new permit, applying to change or transfer an existing permit.

  4. Check if you need permission to do work on a river, flood defence or sea defence

    Check if you need to get permission from the Environment Agency to do work on or next to a river, watercourse, flood defence or sea defence

  5. Application for a flood risk activities environmental permit (charges and declarations): part F3

    Part F3 application form and guidance notes for a flood risk activities environmental permit.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Flood risk assessment for planning applications
  2. The Thames Barrier
  3. Flood risk activities: environmental permits
  4. Check if you need an environmental permit
  5. Flood risk assessment: standing advice
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News and communications

  1. Signs help to identify flood risk car parks
  2. Carlisle residents invited to have their say on future flood risk
  3. Totnes flood defence scheme gets £3.8 million upgrade
  4. Ewerby Catchwater, South Forty Foot Catchment: proposal for designation change
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Research and statistics

  1. Water situation: national monthly reports for England 2018
  2. Rainfall and river flow: weekly reports for England
  3. Water situation: area monthly reports for England 2018
  4. Water levels: weekly reports for Hampshire, West Sussex and Isle of Wight
  5. Funding for flood and coastal erosion risk management in England
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. North West Regional Flood and Coastal Committee Draft Business Plan 2019 to 2022
  2. Arundel tidal defence scheme
  3. Oxford flood scheme
  4. Preliminary flood risk assessment for England
  5. Flood risk planning cycles
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Spend Information for Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management - Environment Agency
  2. Environment Agency objections to planning on the basis of flood risk
  3. River and coastal maintenance programmes
  4. Contact details of engineers on the Service reservoir panel
  5. Managing flood and coastal erosion risk annual report
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