Flood risk assessment

Training Course
JBA Consulting
17 Oct 2013
United Kingdom (Warrington)
JBA Warrington Office

This course outlines the requirements for flood risk assessments (FRAs) at a site specific scale for individual sites and is aimed at those undertaking studies for proposed developments. Reference will be made to the relevance of strategic flood risk assessments and catchment flood management plans. Course objectives To give an overview of the regulatory background behind the need for FRAs, the scope, content and purpose of FRAs, and the methodologies employed within these studies. Topics covered

  • Introduction and overview

  • Planning policy and guidance (main emphasis on England and the NPPF, TAN15, SPP and PPS15 also briefly mentioned)

  • Data requirements and reporting

  • FRA content

  • Modelling overview

  • The assessment of risk

  • Mitigation measures

  • Surface water drainage

  • Case studies

  • Do's and dont's

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Target audience

The course is designed for professionals carrying out flood risk assessments (FRAs). It is also relevant to managers and regulators involved in reviewing and approving FRAs.

How to register

Please register online.


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