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Under Section 19 of Flood and Water Management Act 2010, Council investigates flood incidents set out in the Cambridgeshire Flood Risk Management Strategy

Community groups and members of the public affected by or interested in flooding are invited to join stakeholders and local councils at this year’s Flood Action Conference.

Local arrangements for managing flood risk in Cambridgeshire

Links to flood risk management, planning and development, reporting a flood, watercourse management, community flood action programme and investigations.

Report a flooding problem

The council is a Lead Local Flood Authority responsible for managing surface water flooding, ordinary watercourses and groundwater flooding.

The conferences are open to all, whether an individual or a community who have been directly affected by flooding previously

Flood Risk Regulations (2009) require the Council to produce 'Preliminary Flood Risk Assessment' shows areas of significant risk of flooding

Information about Community Flood Groups

The council is a Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA) and is a statutory consultee to the planning process for surface water on all major developments.

Two Flood Resilience Days to provide advice and support to community flood groups and anyone interested in flooding are being run by Cambridgeshire County Council.

March 2021 funding approved a programme of works across county to increase community resilience to flooding - The Community Flood Action Programme.