Futures Forum: Flooding and local government >>> How much real power will communities have to deal with the issues?
Futures Forum: Using natural flood management to protect communities against the effects of storms
Futures Forum: Flood management: how to hold back the waters >>> "It will require flood schemes to be developed with communities and not just for them."
Futures Forum: "The governance of flooding in Britain is a mess... Local authorities face the fury of locals, but in reality can do little to help."
Not very good, apparently.
Last week the Commons Environmental Audit Committee published a report critical of the way in which the government has funded managing flooding - simply on the basis of reacting to the latest bit of bad weather:
Communities at risk of flooding 'deserve certainty from government', say mps | Daily Mail Online
National Flood Forum’s response to the Environmental Audit Committee Report «
Government needs long-term strategic planning on flooding, say MPs
Here is the report from the Commons Committee:
Proactive approach to flood management needed
Proactive approach to flood management needed - News from Parliament - UK Parliament