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Section 19 Investigation Report Definition

Under Section 19 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010, Hertfordshire County

Council (HCC) as Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA), on becoming aware of a flood in

its area, must, to the extent that it considers it necessary or appropriate:

· investigate the incident;

· identify the Risk Management Authorities (RMAs) with relevant flood risk

management functions;

· establish if the relevant risk management authorities have responded to the flood

event or are proposing to respond;

· publish its findings in a Flood Investigation Report; and

· inform the relevant Risk Management Authorities of its findings.

October 31st, 2017