The new strategy will develop policy options identified by the SMP Review into
implementation plans which detail flood risk management solutions at
The study is carried out by the Environment
Agency and Atkins Global, in partnership with the local
authorities of Bournemouth, Poole, Purbeck and Dorset County.
The study area
for the strategy extends from Durlston Head to Hengistbury Head.
It includes Poole Harbour and the estuaries of the Frome and
Piddle up to their tidal limits.
Once it is completed and approved, the strategy will guide much of
the work the Environment Agency
and local authorities do in this area in the
Your input is welcome. Follow the link above or download the
Briefing Document (July 2010, PDF, 45kb) for information and