Flooding Update

Published: 25 January 2019

The Parish Council has received the following information from Solihull MBC

Flood update

Solihull MBC want to share the findings of its statutory investigation into the incident.

Acting as the Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA) for Solihull, Solihull MBC have completed its investigation into the unprecedented flooding on 27 May 2018 and have now published the findings, as required under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010.

Solihull MBC have investigated each of the affected areas to identify the causes and mechanisms of the flooding. This investigatory work has involved detailed condition surveys of watercourses, culverts and highway drainage systems. Solihull MBC would like to thank all those who have worked with them to share their first-hand experiences of the flooding. This information has been fed back to help build a more informed picture of what happened in May.

Solihull MBC is currently exploring what action it may be possible to take to mitigate against such an event in the future. Some of these options are detailed in an action plan. Solihull MBC will now need to see what funding can be secured, as well as consider the potential benefits of any proposed flood reduction schemes.

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To notify Cabinet Member of the findings of a formal investigation into flooding that was experienced on May 27th 2018 across Solihull, under Section 19 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010.