ONR-EA PowerPoint Template Rev 1

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Transcript ONR-EA PowerPoint Template Rev 1

Environment Agency
Presentation to NULeAF
Aaron Dixey
Environment Agency roles
• Strategic Overview for flood and coastal
erosion risk
– Advisors to the planning system
– Work closely with ONR
– Work closely with developers / operator
• Consenting authority (flood and coast)
• Strategic flood and coastal management
plans
FRA requirements for planning
• Decision maker needs:
– Evidence to support the sequential approach
within the site
– Confidence that the site can be developed
safely
– Reassurance about risks off-site
– An understanding of ‘service resilience’
– Confidence that climate change has been
adequately considered
FRA needs for the community
• Communities need:
– Reassurance that flood risk has been
addressed
– Transparency
EA provide advice on
• Assessment criteria and methods
• Relationships to strategic flood and
coastal risk plans
• Opportunities for flood risk benefits
elsewhere
• Who else might need to be consulted
Wave action
• Wave overtopping and ‘on site’ flooding
• Integrity of defences
• Need to understand the wave / water level
combination with:
– greatest impact
– most likely to occur at the site
Climate Change - UKCP09
Central Estimate
Change
Upper end
Lower end
Time
How much change to plan for?
Plan for this?
Change
Contingency plans
Hope for this
Time
Coastal assessment requirements
for planning
• Decision maker needs:
– Confidence that the site can be developed
safely
– Reassurance about changes off-site
– An understanding of ‘service resilience’
– Confidence that climate change has been
adequately considered