Future flood prevention Contents


Terms of Reference


A new model for managing flood risk

1 Our inquiry

2 Catchment measures to reduce flood risk

Why does it flood?

Holistic flood risk reduction

Trialling catchment scale management

Expanding catchment approaches

Developing an evidence base

Storing water and land management

Sustainable drainage systems (SUDs)

Maintenance and dredging

3 Predicting and communicating flood risk

Climate and weather forecasting

Flood warnings

Public understanding of flood risk

4 Improving resilience

Integrating flood management and spatial planning

Building regulations

Flooding insurance

Business insurance

Emergency response

5 Strategic, governance and resource issues

Strategic problems

Governance problems

Resources and capacity

Government views

New governance model

Proposed new governance model

6 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

28 October 2016