Water-Flooding

Bloxham Floods yet again – March 2016

Bloxham Floods yet again – March 2016

on March 10, 2016, 9:37 am

One of the neighbourhood Plan policies relates to the need for sustainable drainage systems even on small plots. This seems to have been vindicated by recent small developments being overwhelmed by a single period of rain. Over-heard yesterday:” How many one in a hundred year flood events can one have in 10 years?” More photos on the Bloxham Broadsheet

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Oxon Drainage and Flooding

Oxon Drainage and Flooding

on November 15, 2013, 12:28 am

This web page tells you who is respsponsible for what in Oxfordshire. Things like: Ditches Watercourses Highway drains Foul sewers Public foul sewers Download from here.

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SUDS progress an E.A. perspective

SUDS progress an E.A. perspective

on November 15, 2013, 12:17 am

This is a quick tour, with lots of photos of the situation as it was in 2006. Download from here.

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Sustainable drainage systems (SUDS) adoption manual

Sustainable drainage systems (SUDS) adoption manual

on November 15, 2013, 12:09 am

This is a guidefrom Anglian Water  to the design, construction and adoption of sustainable drainage systems (SUDS). It sets out to explain: the concept underpinning SUDS; the joint engagement process to agree adoption; how SUDS schemes should work in practice; and design and construction guidelines for integrated system and component features.

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Thames Water Live

Thames Water Live

0 on October 23, 2013, 9:08 am

This website gives you information about what Thames Water are up to in your area. How up to date it’s kept we don’t know – but it’s worth a try.

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Sewer Flooding alleviation

Sewer Flooding alleviation

0 on May 24, 2013, 6:43 pm

This is a powerpoint presentation from Thames Water looking at systems that can be deployed to minimise sewer flooding It’s pretty accessible so worth a look – if you have MS Powerpoint? Download it from here. There is also a booklet along similar lines available by clicking here.

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CDC Strategic Level 1 Flood Risk Assessments

CDC Strategic Level 1 Flood Risk Assessments

0 on May 24, 2013, 5:04 pm

This provides a link to a 2009 ‘living document’. This presumably means a document initially published in 2009 but updated as new information becomes available as it contains information that is definitely post-2009. It lists the Bloxham SH:AA sites and tabulates the associated flood risks. The assessments admit to having little or no surface water run-off data. You can download […]

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CDC Strategic Level 2 Flood Risk Assessments

CDC Strategic Level 2 Flood Risk Assessments

0 on May 23, 2013, 5:58 pm

Cherewll District Council’s Strategic Flood Risk Assessment can be found here. The appendix here provides maps with Flood Risk Assessments  alongside.   Level 1 SFRA – Enables the application of the Sequential Test, i.e. an evidence base to steer new development toward lower flood risk areas.  Level 2 SFRA – Increased scope of SFRA for sites where the Exception Test […]

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Bloxham Floods 2012

Bloxham Floods 2012

0 on May 23, 2013, 12:45 pm

You can find are photos of the November 2012 Bloxham Floods by clicking here. Flood risk assessment is a major concern in Bloxham as the clay is essentially impermeable and recent sustainable drainage systems seem to have under-estimated the volumes of water to deal with given this impermeability and the more extreme wet weather that we have experienced in successive […]

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Oxfordshire Flood Risk Assessment 2011

Oxfordshire Flood Risk Assessment 2011

0 on May 23, 2013, 9:21 am

Oxfordshire Preliminary Flood Risk Assessment (PFRA) can be downloaded from here. You can also find a map of areas subject to ground-water flooding here. The Preliminary Assessment Report is a broadscale and strategic assessment of flood risk across the county so that Oxfordshire County Council can answer the question: “where is local flood risk significant?” This should inform the location […]

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