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Dataset: Flood Risk Areas
Provided by Environment Agency
Updated 10 Dec 2021

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The dataset on this page is a cache of the dataset https://ckan.publishing.service.gov.uk/dataset/flood-risk-areas. It is a snapshot of the dataset as it appeared on 19 Jan 2022 14:08 GMT. The current dataset could have changed in the meantime. Attribution: Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.

This metadata record is for Approval for Access product AfA256. Flood Risk Areas identify locations where there is believed to be significant flood risk. The EU Floods Directive refers to Flood Risk Areas as 'Areas of Potentially Significant Flood Risk' (APSFR). Flood Risk Areas have been defined by the Environment Agency (main rivers and the sea) and Lead Local Flood Authorities (surface water). Other sources of flooding are not covered. This dataset includes Flood Risk Areas defined for both Cycle 1 (December 2011) and Cycle 2 (December 2018). The criteria used to determine significance are explained in supporting guidance document supplied with this data. Flood Risk Areas determine where Flood Hazard and Risk Maps and Flood Risk Management Plans must subsequently be produced to meet obligations under the EU Floods Directive. INFORMATION WARNING Flood Risk Areas are designed to meet the needs of the European Floods Directive. They are designed for broad planning purposes only and are...

Dataset:Flood Risk Areas
Provider:Environment Agency
Created:30/09/2015
Updated:10/12/2021
Licence:License information is derived automatically. Refer to source for license information before using this data.
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Country:United Kingdom

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