Flood warning

Rice, Paul; Merritt, Sarah
November 2009
Utility Week;11/13/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 20, p20
Trade Publication
The article explores the implications of the draft Flood and Water Management Bill for water utilities in Great Britain. Introduced on April 21, 2009, the bill addresses the management of flood risk in response the Pitt Review on flooding. Under the provisions of the bill, the Environment Agency as well as local agencies will be given the authority to designate a structure or feature of the environment that impacts a flood or coastal erosion risk. Furthermore, the bill terminates the right of the public sewerage network to link drains and sewers.


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