Flood management

We are a Lead Local Flood Authority with responsibilities relating to local flood risk from surface water runoff, groundwater, small rivers, streams and ditches. Flooding from main rivers remains the responsibility of the Environment Agency.

The Flood and Water Management Act 2010 requires Lead Local Flood Authorities to develop and apply a Local Flood Risk Management Strategy (PDF, 841.85 KB) that:

You can learn more about our approach to flood risk in the following documents.

Email flooding@enfield.gov.uk if you would like the maps referred to in the above documents or for more information about flooding in Enfield.

You can also visit the Environment Agency to see a map of flood risk areas.

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