Flood Warning Schemes

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As Scotland's national flood forecasting and warning authority, SEPA work closely with local communities to help improve resilience and reduce the impact of flooding.

Since 2012, considerable work has been undertaken to improve our flood warning services.

Between 2012-16, seven new Flood Warning schemes were designed and implemented, including a large coastal scheme around the Solway Firth

We have recently committed to delivering a further 14 new Flood Warning schemes between 2017-21, as detailed in our Flood Warning Development Framework.

Launched in 2017:

River Cree Flood Warning Scheme

River Esk Flood Warning Scheme

River Garnock Flood Warning Scheme

Loch Lomond and River Leven Flood Warning Scheme

Launched in 2018:

Kirkconnel Flood Warning Area

Orkney Coastal Flood Warning Scheme

North East of Scotland Coastal Flood Warning Scheme