Policy paper

Government’s response to the exercise watermark final report

Government's response to the key themes from the 36 recommendations in the final report on Exercise Watermark.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


The Government’s response to the Exercise Watermark final report

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This report presents Government’s response to the key themes from the 36 recommendations for the UK and Welsh Governments in the final report on Exercise Watermark.

Defra, along other key UK government departments together with the Welsh Government have reviewed the recommendations and a full list of responses can be found in Annex A.

The response outlines the work that has been carried out since Exercise Watermark, and our continuing work to further enhance our preparedness for managing widespread severe flooding in England and Wales.

Further information

Published 31 July 2012