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Flood and Water Management

  • Flooding AdviceThe Environment Agency operates a flood warning system, giving information to the public, media, emergency services and local Authorities.
  • Drainage Drains attached to houses meet up, in most cases, with drains from neighbouring houses and eventually attach to the main public sewer system.
  • Local Flood Risk Management StrategyWe are currently preparing the Rutland Local Flood Risk Management Strategy
  • Local Flood DataThere are a number of Local Plan planning policies in Rutland which relate to flood and water management
  • Ordinary Watercourse Maintenance and Land Drainage ConsentAs a Lead Local Flood Authourity, we are responsible for overseeing the management of flooding from surface water and local drainage systems such as watercourses and drains.