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Title: Managing flood risk through effective stakeholder engagement
Author: D. Wilkinson
Author: D. Wade
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: Environment Agency Project ID:EAPRJOUT_836, Representation ID: 276, Object ID: 2148
The overall objective of this Scoping Study was to establish the most appropriate and realistic ways of engaging with stakeholders in the development of strategic Catchment Flood Management Plans (CFMPs) for the Aire and the Calder. It sought to understand this within the wider policy context of flood risk management. The report makes the following recommendations: - There needs to be a single agreed narrative about what CFMPs are, and who and what they are for. This needs to embrace clearly the philosophy and approach expressed in Defra policy in Making Space for Water. It also needs to explain the links to the Water Framework Directive River Basin Planning process and to other land use plans. The River Teign Model Plan offers a starting point for this. - The Environment Agency should seek to build partnership relationships with stakeholders as early as possible in the CFMP processes for each catchment. - The lessons learned from both this Scoping Study and the first half of the Main/Demonstration Study of the Aire and Calder could then be applied from the start of the Don and the Hull CFMPs in 2006. The aim would be to improve, streamline and speed up both the CFMP process and its future implementation.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Subject Keywords: Water Framework DirectiveCatchment Flood Management PlansFlood risk managementRiversFlood controlPlanningRisk management
Geographic Keywords: Aire and Calder catchment
Extent: 50
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