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The Flood and Water Management Act says that Blackpool Council must, to the extent it considers necessary, investigate flooding incidents to determine which risk management authorities have a role to play and whether those risk management authorities have undertaken that role.

Investigations policy

The council has agreed a policy on when it will investigate a flooding incident:

Flood and water management act 2010 - Section 19 [PDF 63KB]


Where an investigation is carried out Blackpool Council must publish the results of the investigation.