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Outline Business Case (OBC)
This document includes an assessment of the flooding or erosion problem, defines the investment objectives, and culminates with an early indication of the types of FCERM (Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management) measures that may be suitable and achievable.
Wave modelling report
ABPmer have been commissioned to undertake a wave modelling exercise to identify whether a change in the management of flood risk at Barmouth is required. This report describes wave modelling and overtopping calculations undertaken to estimate the coastal flooding at Barmouth for the present day and the scenarios presented in the OBC.
Initial Environment Appraisal (IEA)
An introductory environmental document containing observations of potential environmental issues, and recommendations.
It also appraises the need for additional environmental investigations such as EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment).
Public engagement report
This document outlines the findings of the stakeholder engagement event for the scheme in March 2019.
Western Wales Flood Risk Management Plan
This document prompted action on Hirael’s future flooding issues. It identified that the area had a significant population who were at risk, and recommended a full investigation into flood defence viability.
National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Plan
A guidance and informative document outlining how the Welsh Government intends to tackle to ongoing issue of flooding and coastal erosion, and sets out a homogenised set of rules for all contractors to follow.