United Kingdom: Disarray over flood prevention plans

BBC: There is disarray over government plans to prevent new developments making flooding worse, BBC News has learned. The 2010 Flood Act states developments must be landscaped so water from roofs and drives seeps into open ground, and does not rush into the water system. But details of the law have been delayed for more than three years. House builders say it will put up the cost of new home and have been wrangling with government and councils over who pays to maintain new systems. The BBC......

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