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Eller Brook Stream

Volume 472: debated on Monday 25 February 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs who is responsible for Eller Brook stream at the rear of the property on Ellerbrook Close, Heath Charnock, Chorley. (188563)

[holding answer 22 February 2008]: Eller Brook at this location is classified as an ‘ordinary watercourse’. Managing flooding from ordinary watercourses is the responsibility of the local council, in this case, Chorley borough council.

Chorley borough council has permissive powers to address flooding issues.