Flooding Reference Guide
The Home Owners' Guide to Flood Resilience is written especially with the home owner in mind. The guide illustrates the variety of ways a home can be protected and aims to reduce the worry about what flood protection products to use. It also explains when it is appropriate to use them. The guide has been written by the Know Your Flood Risk Campaign with the assistance of many technical experts. It is well structured, very clear and helpful.
Follow this link to download a copy of The Home Owners' Guide to Flood Resilience
Drainage and flood risk are increasing problems on the Manhood Peninsula which may worsen considerably with climate change. For local advice see the Chichester District Council web pages for Drainage - Help and Advice. The Manhood Peninsula Partnership (MPP) commissioned a drainage survey of the peninsula and is working closely with local parishes to improve drainage knowledge of the area and help local authorities... Read More»
Sea defences have been required in the Manhood Peninsula for many years. A great deal of work was needed following a particularly bad storm in December 1951 which wrecked houses along the Selsey sea front, and led to their subsequent demolition. Following is a gallery of images courtesy of Royal Haskoning, the Coastal Engineering Consultant for Chichester District, showing the coastline and sea defences evolve... Read More»
Manor Green Park outside the Selsey Centre is prone to becoming waterlogged in low lying areas following heavy rain. The Manor Green Park Rain Garden is being created by Lizard Landscape to help offset the problems that sometimes develop when areas of the playing field flood. The MPP co-ordinated the project and worked with Selsey Town Council in 2015 to... Read More»