Flood risk management plans (FRMPs)

Approach, responsibilities and guidance to complete flood risk management plans.

Flood risk management plans (FRMPs) must be reviewed, updated and published every 6 years. This is a requirement of the Flood Risk Regulations 2009.

FRMPs cover flooding from main rivers, the sea and reservoirs. A FRMP must be produced for areas at significant risk of flooding that were identified in the preliminary flood risk assessments.

Flood risk management plan guidance

Published 4 April 2014
Last updated 28 June 2019 + show all updates
  1. Consolidated and simplified guidance for the Environment Agency and LLFAs as preparation of FRMPs is no longer a new responsibility but an established activity.

  2. Added the latest guidance for these plans.

  3. First published.