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Title: Paying for flood defence : fact file
Author: National Rivers Authority North West Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This brief National Rivers Authority leaflet from the North West Region describes paying for flood defence. The biggest proportion of the National Rivers Authority's annual budget is spent on flood defence work. Individual schemes designed to protect people and property from flooding can cost from a few thousand pounds up to 10 million - the estimated cost of one scheme which is being designed to protect thousands of homes in Salford, Greater Manchester. Most of the money for this type of work is raised through a levy on local councils based on the number of community charge payers in the area they cover. The councils (county and metropolitan borough) recover the money they give to the NRA through the Community Charge (soon to be replaced by the Council Tax).
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: [before 1996]
Publication Place: Warrington
Subject Keywords: National Rivers AuthorityRegional planningFlood defence structuresCostsInformation dissemination
Extent: n.p. [2]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:3410
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