Issue details

Natural Flood Management construction grants scheme (CGS)

To seek approval for the launch of the Natural Flood Management Construction Grants Scheme.


The grant scheme will help Herefordshire Council deliver the Defra funded River Wye and Lugg Natural Flood Management Project, which aims to reduce flood risk to downstream communities by working with natural process to slow the flow of water. The grant scheme will provide the necessary funding to implement Natural Flood Management (NFM) measures within the project’s priority sub-catchments. Funding will be available to anyone within the sub-catchments to undertake agreed land and water management techniques which help reduce flood risk by using natural processes.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Backbury; Birch; Bircher; Bromyard Bringsty; Dinedor Hill; Golden Valley South; Hampton; Leominster East; Leominster North & Rural; Mortimer; Old Gore; Redhill; Saxon Gate; Sutton Walls; Three Crosses; Wormside;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/11/2018

Decision due: 30 November 2018 by Cabinet member infrastructure

Lead member: Cabinet member infrastructure

Lead director: Director of Economy and Place

Department: Economy and Place

Contact: Steve Hodges, Directorate services team leader Email: Tel: 01432 261923.