Lincolnshire County Council has launched public consultation for the draft Joint Lincolnshire Flood Risk and Water Management Strategy 2019-2050. The consultation ends on Friday, July 19.

The Boston drop-in session will be held from noon to 7pm on Monday, July 1, at Boston West Golf Club.

Over the past year, Lincolnshire County Council, along with partners including the Environment Agency, internal drainage boards, Anglian Water and district councils, have been looking at ways to best manage flood risk and water in the county.

The consultation document, with key thoughts, looks at areas where water is an important factor, such as farming, economic hotspots and the environment as well as how businesses and communities across Lincolnshire can be better protected against flooding.

It also identifies what water resources are currently available in Lincolnshire, and discusses whether these are appropriate for housing and economic developments, both now and in the future.

The document also looks at ways residents and communities could become more resilient.

You can see the consultation document online at  where you can take part in a survey, or you can email your views to by July 19.

Paper copies of the proposal are available – please call 01522 782070 or email for a copy. Alternatively, you can get a copy in person from County Offices, Newland, Lincoln, LN11YL.

View the council’s CCTV footage of the 2013 flood here