Improving local flood protection to property

  title={Improving local flood protection to property},
  author={M. E. Bramley and Peter Bowker},
Local flood protection comprises a range of local measures that are available to property owners and small communities in order to prevent or reduce the damage to property from flooding. These include temporary barriers adjacent to properties, moveable barriers fitted to houses and flood-resistant building materials and fittings. Effective use of local protection promises significant benefits. This paper describes the guidance drawn together and developed by the Environment Agency and its… CONTINUE READING