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The Cornwall Household Level Flood Protection Scheme November 2010 Floods. Dave Owens Cornwall Council September 2012. Level of disruption. Background. 17 th November 2010 Flood Event 300 Premises affected National Pot of £3m (2 stages) for PLP Cornwall Over 26% of national pot

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The cornwall household level flood protection scheme november 2010 floods

The Cornwall Household Level Flood Protection SchemeNovember 2010 Floods

  • Dave Owens

  • Cornwall Council

  • September 2012


Level of disruption

Level of disruption


Background

Background

  • 17th November 2010 Flood Event

  • 300 Premises affected

  • National Pot of £3m (2 stages) for PLP

  • Cornwall

    • Over 26% of national pot

    • Biggest individual scheme

    • Over 150 properties

    • Mevagissey, St Blazey, Lostwithiel.


What is household level protection

What is Household Level Protection

  • Works for individual properties

  • Tailored property protection

  • Reduces Risk rather than preventing flooding

  • Not the silver bullet


Cornwall council approach

Cornwall Council Approach

  • Early establishment of Project Board

  • Close working with Project partners

  • Weekly Team Meetings

  • Early setting of Strategy

    • Passive measures wherever possible

    • 600mm protection

    • Money into protection rather than modelling – time & resourcing issue

  • Local liaison

    • With elected members

    • Flood Fairs with eligible properties

    • With local champions


Types of product

Types of Product

  • Doors NRVs

  • Airbrick Covers Larger Installations


Barriers gates

Barriers & Gates


Lessons

Lessons

  • Explaining the market stimulation element

  • Speed of implementation

  • Supporting the residents

  • Post Installation Information

  • Insurance premiums

  • Still need catchment management approach


Conclusions

Conclusions

  • Don’t under-estimate the complexity.

  • Community response

  • 150+properties have higher protection

  • Is it worth it – definitely.

  • We are bidding again.


The cornwall household level flood protection scheme november 2010 floods

QuestionsCornwall CouncilCounty HallTruro TR1 3AYTel: 0300 1234 100www.cornwall.gov.uk


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