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(First published 15 June 2010)

FRR2009 - a WARNING to lead local flood authorities....

'You are running out of time!!'

The first preliminary assessment maps and the first preliminary assessment reports for each river basin district must be published before 22nd December 2011.  (There are further dates in 2013 and 2015.)

The new Flood Risk Regulations 2009 No 3042 were made on 13/11/2009, laid before Parliament on 19/11/2009 and came into force on 10 December 2009.

According to the regulations:-

Publication

15.—(1) The Environment Agency must publish—

(a) the preliminary assessment maps for each river basin district, and

(b) the preliminary assessment reports prepared by the Agency and by the lead local flood

authorities for each river basin district.

(2) The first preliminary assessment maps and the first preliminary assessment reports for each river basin district

must be published before 22nd December 2011.

For further details please see - Flood Risk Regulations 2009 - Ewan's Simplified Guide

and 13/7/10 - Anne McIntosh MP asks about implementing EU Directive 2007/60/EC (Hansard)

12/9/10 - Flood risk management: an introduction and checklist for local authorities from IDeA

5/3/2011 - Unitary Authority requests information for PFRA