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Water Level   Management   Plans   (WLMPs)   are   required   where   drainage   and/or   flood   control   may   affect   the   nature   conservation   interest   of   water–dependent   SSSIs  such  as  the  Rivers  Test  and  Itchen.     The   Itchen   WLMP   identified   actions,   preliminary   cost   estimates   and   a   forward   programme   for   the   on-­‐going   delivery   of   the   WLMP.   Subsequent   phases   of   feasibility,   detailed   design   &   implementation   have   seen   work   undertaken   to   all   necessary   key   structures   in   order   to   enable   appropriate   management   of   water   levels.   Subsequently,   the   project   partners   have   been   working   to   develop   'Hatch   Operating   Protocols';   these   are   voluntary   agreements,   which   set   out   how   individual  structures  should  be  managed,  and  agreement  of  HOPs  for  all  relevant   structures  is  the  final  outstanding  action  under  the  Itchen  WLMP.   The  Test  WLMP  set  out  a  long-­‐list  of  potential  actions,  which  were  subsequently   screened  and  prioritised  to  generate  an  ordered  list  of  12  proposals.  These  works,   which   included   structure   modification,   ditch   clearance   and   improvement   of   vegetation   management   practices,   were   taken   forward   for   feasibility   work   in   2008.   We   have   been   unable   to   find   information   on   what   work   has   been   completed.   Ø Hampshire  Groundwater  Management  Plan  -­‐  Hampshire  County  Council    

The plan   provides   settlement-­‐specific   action   plans   for   a   short   list   of   10   Hampshire   settlements   seen   to   be   at   most   risk   from   Groundwater   flooding.                                                           Within  the  Test  &  Itchen  Catchment  there  are  Settlement  Action  Plans  for  4  of   the   10   high   risk   areas   in   the   County;   including,   Kings   Worthy,   Appleshaw,   Bourne   Rivulet   Villages   and   Preston   Candover.       The   settlement   action   plans   provide  a  risk  assessment  of  groundwater  flooding  for  each  area  and  provide  a   review   of   existing   mitigation   measures,   as   well   as   suggesting   a   range   of   additional   site-­‐   specific   measures,   with   a   particular   emphasis   on   community   engagement   in   delivering   actions   and   building   awareness.   Hampshire   County   Council   have   also   been   piloting   the   ‘Parish   Lengthsmen   Scheme’   which   allows   for   a   local   level   of   maintenance   responsibility,   for   road   and   land   drainage,   and   can  help  with  reporting  during  flood  incidents.   Ø Hampshire's   Local   Flood   Risk   Management   Strategy   -­‐   Hampshire   County   Council     The  strategy  aims  to  provide  an  overall  strategic  direction  for  local  flood  risk   management   for   the   next   fifteen   years.   It   is   seen   as   the   first   step   in   a   continuous   process   of   understanding   flood   risk   management   and   securing   funding   to   deliver   improvements   to   local   flood   risk   management.   The   strategy   includes   a   county-­‐wide   risk   assessment   of   fluvial,   coastal,   sewer,   surface  water  and  groundwater  flooding.       In  addition  to  the  description  of  generic  measures,  there  is  also  a  separate    


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