Statutory guidance

SR2015 No 29: temporary storage on a flood plain of a main river

Standard rules for temporary storage on a flood plain of a main river.

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SR2015 No 29: temporary storage on a flood plain of a main river

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Generic risk assessment for SR2015 No 29

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These rules allow you to store materials on a floodplain for up to 4 weeks. You must remove them after 4 weeks.

They do not allow you to store materials within:

  • 8 metres of a flood defence
  • 8 metres of a non-tidal river and 16 metres of a tidal river

All materials must be related to and stored adjacent to where specific works are carried out.

Materials must be stored parallel to the river bank and have a 1 metre break every 10 metres.

Published 6 April 2016