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Dataset: River Arun Internal Drainage District
Provided by Environment Agency
Updated 30 Oct 2020

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The dataset on this page is a cache of the dataset https://ckan.publishing.service.gov.uk/dataset/river-arun-internal-drainage-district. It is a snapshot of the dataset as it appeared on 28 Mar 2021 20:14 GMT. The current dataset could have changed in the meantime. Attribution: Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.

Internal drainage boards (IDB) are public bodies that manage water levels in some areas where there is a special need for drainage. These areas are known as internal drainage districts (IDD). The Environment Agency undertakes the responsibility of IDB for the River Arun IDD. Under the Land Drainage Act 1991, internal drainage districts are areas defined as deriving benefit or avoiding danger as a result of drainage operations. Each internal drainage board (IDB) is a local independent public body that manages water levels in the corresponding internal drainage district. IDBs undertake works to reducing flood risk to people and property, and manage water levels for agricultural needs and for the protection and enhancement of the environment within their district. IDBs are defined as a type of Risk Management Authority under the Flood & Water Management Act 2010. The River Arun Internal Drainage District dataset also forms part of the "Association of Drainage Authorities: Administrative B...

Dataset:River Arun Internal Drainage District
Provider:Environment Agency
Created:15/10/2020
Updated:30/10/2020
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Country:United Kingdom

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