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Reservoir emergency on-site flood plans

A consultation on emergency on-site flood plans for all large reservoirs in England.


This consultation will consider making a requirement for all large raised reservoirs to have an on-site flood plan in place.

The government considers such plans essential for maintaining public safety, and is considering making the requirement for such plans a legal obligation in England.

This consultation from Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs runs from 16 June until 17 August 2020.

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