Did you know that without land drainage consent; planting trees & bushes, erecting fences or building structures within 9 metres of watercourses is unlawful in most Internal Drainage Districts?
This law helps us do our job & reduces the risk of flooding
6 years since the tidal surge.
Reminds us of the importance of managing the tidal flood plain, making room for water by investing in infrastructure & #channelmaintenance. This reduces flood risk in urban areas.
A role played by our land managers & Internal Drainage Boards.
The Ouse and Humber Drainage Board is a Public Body made under Statutory Instrument in England.