Set up a Flood Action Group
About Flood Action Groups
Flood Action Groups are composed of local residents and are a representative voice for their community on flood-related issues working with local authorities and agencies to find ways to help reduce flood risk.
How to set up your own Flood Action Group
There is no set format for Flood Action Groups, though typically they consist of a small core group of around ten people who meet on a regular basis.
They meet regularly with relevant agencies such as the Environment Agency, the local councils and water companies, to discuss and solve local issues.
The National Flood Forum, a charity, has been involved with setting up multiple such groups around England and Wales, and provides detailed guidance on how to set up a Flood Action Group.
We are happy to provide advice and join meetings. There are already flood action groups in:
- Aylesbury (Willows Estate)
- Chesham and
- Hughenden Valley