Channel management handbook for flood risk management

A new channel management handbook promoting good practice for flood risk management


Channel management handbook - summary (321KB) PDF

Channel management handbook - Welsh summary (372KB) PDF

Channel management handbook - guidance (9.1MB) PDF

Channel management handbook checklist (64KB) EXCEL

Channel management handbook selection matrix (900KB) EXCEL

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A new handbook promoting good practice in channel management has been developed for flood risk management authorities.

The handbook brings together over ten years’ worth of research and practice in channel management with the aim of improving the process of deciding when and how to carry out channel management for flood risk and land drainage purposes.

Published 23 February 2021