A guide explaining the rights and responsibilities of ‘waterside’ ownership

November 25, 2015 in Uncategorized

If you own land or property next to a river, stream or ditch you are a ‘riparian landowner’ and this guide, Living on the edge,  is for you.

This guide explains:

  • your rights and responsibilities as a riparian landowner
  • the roles of your risk management authority and other organisations you may need to work with
  • who is responsible for flood risk management and flood defences, and what that means in practice
  • how you can work with your risk management authority and other organisations to protect and improve the natural environment of our rivers and streams