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Flood risk (Adur and Worthing)

This information applies to both Adur and Worthing.

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Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA)

Adur District Council and Worthing Borough Council have produced a Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA) update (January 2012).

The Council is required to prepare an SFRA to support the development of the Local Development Framework (LDF). The SFRA creates a strategic framework for the consideration of flood risk when making planning decisions and has been developed with reference to the national Planning Policy Statement 25 (PPS25): Development and Flood Risk, and additional guidance provided by the Environment Agency. It is used to demonstrate that a risk based, sequential approach to preparing development plans has been taken.

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Maps:

Core Strategy site summary sheets:

Recommendations and requirements:

Flood Depth maps:

Flood Hazard maps:

Flood Onset maps:

Flood Velocity maps:

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Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme

Feasibility studies for flood defences for both the east and west banks of the River Adur are available on the gov.uk website.

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New Monks Farm

This hydrogeological report was produced by Capita on behalf of New Monks Farm Developments Ltd. The report was not commissioned by the Council. Nevertheless, it forms a key part of the evidence base for the emerging Adur Local Plan and helps provide a greater understanding of the geology and groundwater issues in the area.

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Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

Below is the flood risk Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by Adur District Council, the Environment Agency and West Sussex County Council:

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