Committee details

Flooding & Drainage Cabinet Working Group

Purpose of committee

Flooding & Drainage Cabinet Working Group


Membership - See Appendix at Section 4.1A.




(a)     To consider how a wider, more co-ordinated approach to managing flooding and drainage across the whole Borough could be achieved.


(b)     To liaise with the Environment Agency, Lancashire County Council as the Lead Local Flood Authority, United Utilities, neighbouring Local Authorities, and any other relevant bodies on the issue of flooding and drainage.


(c)     To investigate any opportunities for relevant funding from appropriate bodies.


(d)     To give consideration to all the issues and options associated with the establishment of an internal drainage board.


(e)     To report back to the relevant Portfolio Holder and Cabinet and, where appropriate, future meetings of Full Council with its findings and recommendations.



Contact information

Support officer: Chloe McNally.

Postal address:
52 Derby Street
West Lancashire
L39 2DF

Phone: 01695585207