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Managing flood risk
Risk Regulations 2009 established Medway Council as a
Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA), responsible for the management
of local flood risk. Local flood risk is defined as flooding from
surface water, groundwater and ordinary watercourses.
The Flood and
Water Management Act 2010 assigns and extends our
roles and responsibilities associated with local flood risk.
Roles and responsibilities
The Flood and Water Management Act 2010
directs LLFA’s to: