Flood Storage Areas

Natural Resources Wales

Flood Storage Areas show those areas that act as a balancing reservoir, storage basin or balancing pond. Their purpose is to attenuate an incoming flood peak to a flow level that can be accepted by the downstream channel. It may also delay the timing of a flood peak so that its volume is discharged over a longer time interval.

Flood Storage Areas that are not yet shown will be gradually added as information becomes available.

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Flooding Spatial data

Description Type Endpoint
Web Map Service (WMS) WMS http://lle.gov.wales/services/wms/nrw (inspire-nrw:NRW_FLOODMAP_FLOOD_STORAGE)
Web Feature Service (WFS) WFS http://lle.gov.wales/services/wfs (inspire-nrw:NRW_FLOODMAP_FLOOD_STORAGE)