Land Drainage Act 1991 – independent professional advice

Land Drainage Act 1991 – independent professional advice

Do you have a land drainage issue or want to understand more about your responsibilities under the Act? Have you been flooded? Who is at fault? What can be done to reduce the flood risk? A basic summary of the Land Drainage Act 1991 is that it "sets out the rights and responsibilities in relation to land drainage". This includes private landowners (such as farmers or householders), Local Authorities, Highway Authorities and Internal Drainage Boards. You may find the below calculation useful in understanding the hydrology:...

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