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Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

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…. 16 4.2 WHAT HAS WIGAN COUNCIL DONE SO FAR? Wigan Council has operated in response to external pressures for many years. Therefore there are already a number of actions and strategies in place to support with adaptation and resilience efforts: • Developed a comprehensive Flood Risk Management Strategy as the Council is Lead Local Flood Authority for the borough • Contributed…

… water flooding was widespread across the borough, in locations previously unaffected by flooding issues. Significant flooding also occurred in December 2015 and caused severe social, economic and environmental impacts. Conversely, May 2020, has been identified as the hottest May on record, and the impacts of the months long dry spell across Summer 2018 impacted our NHS services and local…

… and consists of representatives from Civil Contingencies, Public Health, Highways and Infrastructure, Flood risk and Drainage, Business, Parks, Corporate Land Management and Greenspaces, Community Engagement and PR & Media. Representatives external to the Council will be invited to join where appropriate. The Our Adaptation and Resilience Group will meet on a quarterly basis, to track…

… to the development of the Greater Manchester Strategic Flood Risk Assessment to ensure future growth aspirations consider flood risk appropriately • Established a robust Winter Maintenance Service to ensure the borough’s Key Route Networks is resilient to the impacts of extreme cold weather, ice, snow and frost during the winter months • Developed a Greenheart Strategy that focusses on provision…

…. 23 SECTION 7: OUR ADAPTATION & RESILIENCE ACTION PLAN 2021-2026 24 7.1 OUR ADAPTATION & RESILIENCE ACTION PLAN 2021-2026 Our Resilience & Adaptation Our Communities & Wellbeing Our Sustainability & Consumption Our Built Environment Our Natural Environment Our Air Quality & Transport 25 THEME 1: COUNCIL ADAPTATION AND RESILIENCE 1. Flood Risk


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