People getting rescued by the fire service

People getting rescued by the fire service

Flooding and coastal erosion in Wales 2023

Published 09/11/2023   |   Reading Time minutes

This research briefing provides an overview of flooding and coastal erosion in Wales. It sets out the legislative and policy context, examines the causes of flooding, looks at recent flooding events and the Welsh Government and local authorities response, and outlines the funding available to address flooding. It also discusses the impacts of climate change and considers potential future flood risks.

Article by Lorna Scurlock and Thomas Mitcham, Senedd Research, Welsh Parliament

Senedd Research acknowledges the parliamentary fellowship provided to Thomas Mitcham by the Natural Environment Research Council which enabled this Research Briefing to be completed.