Download the full outcome
Detail of outcome
The acting on your responses to the draft update document shows how the Environment Agency used the responses received. This document is a joint response for river basin management plans and flood risk management plans. It summarises the main themes raised during both consultations and states how those responses will shape the flood risk management plans and influence how they will be carried out.
Detail of feedback received
The summary response document sets out:
- the engagement and consultation process
- how stakeholders and the general public responded to the questions in the consultation
- how the updated plans were drawn up with input from interested parties and affected stakeholders
The consultation on the English catchments of the Solway Tweed draft flood risk management plan closed on 2 June 2015. This aligned with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency consultation on the Scottish catchments. This public consultation sought your views on how the risks from flooding should be managed.
Consultations for the English draft flood risk management plans, including the Severn and the Dee, closed on 31 January 2015. The consultations sought views on proposals to reduce flood risk for communities and deal with the impacts of flooding when it occurs. Your responses will inform the first cycle of flood risk management plans. These will be published shortly.
River basin management plans
A consultation on the update to the draft river basin management plans closed on 10 April 2015. This consultation asked you to consider the issues, and current and possible future actions needed to protect and improve the water environment.
See the updated 2015 river basin management plans.