Skip to main content

Flood Control: Standards

Volume 476: debated on Monday 2 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many flood defence structures in England and Wales were in (a) very good, (b) good, (c) fair, (d) poor and (e) very poor condition under Environment Agency asset condition classifications in each of the last five years. (207911)

The following table provides information on all Flood Defence structures connected with Main Rivers and the Sea maintained by the Environment Agency or third parties.

Percentage

Condition grade

Very good

Good

Fair

Poor

Very poor

April 20041

8

49

35

6

2

July 2005

62

31

7

April 2006

61

32

7

February 2007

63

30

7

April 2008

66

29

5

1 April 2004 figures are for England only.