Flooding Biennial Reports

The Flood Prevention and Land Drainage (Scotland) Act 1997 came into force on 26 May 1997 and amended the Flood Prevention (Scotland) Act 1961 by placing statutory duties on local authorities to maintain watercourses within their area.

The main sections of the Flood Prevention and Land Drainage (Scotland) Act 1997 can be summarised as follows:

The full flood prevention biennial reports since 1999 are available to download in the 'Related Downloads' section of this page.

Related Downloads






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