SC100002 - Improving Surface Water Flood Warning and Incident Response

Theme:Incident Management and Community
Project status:Completed
Start date:05/11/2010
End date:27/07/2011
  • Flood Defence,
  • public participation,
  • meteorology,
  • hazard mapping,
  • communication,
  • Forecasting,
  • monitoring forecasting and warning systems,
  • public perception,
  • risk awareness


This project collated, further developed and provided improved evidence on user needs, technical capabilities and future options for surface water forecasting and warning. It includes detailed information on user needs and expectations for a surface water forecasting and warning service. Information on the current and future technical capabilities is also provided. A number of future scenarios have been developed outlining different options for progressing and providing an improved surface water forecasting and warning service.