Policy paper

Surface water management action plan

Actions the government and others are taking to manage the risk of surface water flooding.

Documents

Surface water management action plan - July 2018

Details

This surface water management action plan sets out the steps the government is taking, with the Environment Agency and others, to manage the risk of surface water flooding.

It covers a number of actions to both improve our understanding of the risks and strengthen delivery. These include:

  • improving risk assessment and communication
  • making sure infrastructure is resilient
  • clarifying responsibilities for surface water management
  • joining up planning for surface water management
  • building local authority capacity
Published 17 July 2018