This 'living on the edge' guide explains your rights and responsibilities of riverside ownership.
If you own land or property next to a river, stream or ditch you are a ‘riparian landowner’ and this guide is for you.
This guide explains:
- your rights and responsibilities as a riparian landowner
- the roles of your risk management authority and other organisations you may need to work with
- who is responsible for flood risk management and flood defences, and what that means in practice
- how you can work with your risk management authority and other organisations to protect and improve the natural environment of our rivers and streams
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