Flooding within the Arun District since 2000

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Dear Environment Agency,

You recently provided me with photographic images of the 2000 and 2012 flood events in the Arun District. This was very informative and I have circulated those images to all Arun councillors so that they are better informed regarding historic flood events. Many thanks for your help.

I now want to submit another FOI request please, as follows:

Does the Environment Agency hold information on localised flooding, within the Arun District, on a location, and year by year basis?

Ideally, I am looking for a map that shows locations that have flooded within the Arun District, with a separate layer for each year since 2000 (which was a major flood event so I am keen to include it).

Does the EA hold such information? In either map or data format?

If so, may I please have the information.

FOI law requires public bodies to take account of requestor's preferred means of communication. Therefore, to ensure transparency and openness would you please publish any response, including images, to this FOI request to this WhatDoTheyKnow web site.

Many thanks for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Councillor Tony Dixon

Enquiries, Unit, Environment Agency

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Dear Tony,

 

Thank you for your email of 15/3/2020.

 

The technical team has provided the following response:

 

Information on localised flooding in the Arun DC area since 2000 arranged
by location and year below;

 

Location Year of reported flooding
Aldingbourne 2012 2014  
Amberley 2007 2008        
Angmering 2012 2013  
Arundel
(surrounding
area) 2014          
Barnham 2010 2012 2013  
Bognor Regis 2000 2012        
Climping 2008 2011 2012 2018 2019 2020
East Preston 2012          
Elmer 2012  
Felpham 2012          
Ferring 2014  
Findon 2012          
Kingston 2012  
Littlehampton
(including
Rope Walk) 2012 2018 2020      
Middleton 2012  
North Bersted 2000 2012        
Pagham 2012 2014  
Rustington 2012 2018        
Shripney 2012 2013 2014  
South Bersted 2012          
Walberton 2012          

 

For more information please see the attached Sussex 2000 Flood Report
attached and the West Sussex CC 2012 Flood report available here
[1]http://www2.westsussex.gov.uk/osd/flood/...

 

Please be advised that we are withholding certain information and, as a
public body, are required to provide a formal letter of notice (attached)
that gives an explanation for the reasons for this refusal.

 

Please see attached the mapped flood extents from the 2000 and 2014 flood
events. For the 2012 flood event please see the West Sussex County Council
report linked above. The EA are still in the process of drawing up and
finalising the 2020 Climping flood extent.

 

This information is supplied subject to the notice which can be viewed via
the following link:
[2]http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/o....

 

Please get in touch if you have any further queries or contact us within
two months if you would like us to review the information we have sent.

 

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Customers & Engagement Team

Environment Agency | Solent and South Downs Area | Guildbourne House |
Chatsworth Road | Worthing | West Sussex | BN11 1LD

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