Wirral Council is a Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA). The Flood and Water Management Act provides powers and responsibilities in relation to the management of flood risk. One of the responsibilities is to investigate flooding that it considers necessary or appropriate, prepare reports and publish the results.

Flood reports

Wirral Council also has powers to manage local flood risk by putting strategies in place:

Other responsibilities

If you own land or property alongside a river or other watercourse find out about your rights and responsibilities.

Apply for Ordinary Watercourse Consent