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Flood Risk Assessment

The Environment Agency has produced a 25-year Ashford Integrated Water Strategy (AIWS) to tackle all water-related issues in Ashford. The plan outlines the aims to:

  • To protect and enhance the environment, now and for future generations
  • Reduce the risk of floods and droughts to life and property
  • Manage the use of water wisely to secure a reliable water supply
  • Provide adequate wastewater facilities for protection of the public health, amenity, recreation and quality of life

A range of partners including water companies and countryside organisations have contributed to the strategy to ensure the River Stour and its tributaries maintain a healthy ecology and wildlife.

View the Environment Agency Website.