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Flood risk activity permits: Water Framework Directive sensitive rivers

Map shows areas that are sensitive under the Water Framework Directive that may affect applications for flood risk activity permits.

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Water Framework Directive sensitivity map

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Flood defence consents will be replaced by permits for flood risk activities from 6 April 2016, pending Parliamentary approval.

This map shows areas where potential applications may impact on historic and planned Water Framework Directive improvement plans. The Environment Agency will use this map to inform flood risk activity permit applications or registrations for exemptions from permits. It may affect the type of permit you can apply for.

Published 19 January 2016