Communities Environment

Flooding and coastal erosion in Wales

This research briefing provides an overview of flooding and coastal erosion in Wales. It sets out the legislative and policy context; examines the causes of flooding; looks at recent flooding events and the Welsh Government and local authorities response; and outlines the funding available to address flooding. It also discusses the impacts of climate change and considers potential future flood risks.

1 October 2020

Darllenwch yr erthygl yma yn Gymraeg | View this post in Welsh

This research briefing (PDF 1,458 KB) provides an overview of flooding and coastal erosion in Wales. It sets out the legislative and policy context; examines the causes of flooding; looks at recent flooding events and the Welsh Government and local authorities response; and outlines the funding available to address flooding.  It also discusses the impacts of climate change and considers potential future flood risks.

2020-34-eng


Article by Lorna Scurlock, Senedd Research, Welsh Parliament  

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