Strategic Flood Map (NI)

The Strategic Flood Map (NI) - has been developed by Rivers Agency in co-operation with the Department of the Environment (DOE). The primary aim of the Strategic Flood Map is to provide an illustration of the areas throughout Northern Ireland that are considered to be at risk of flooding now and in future.

The Map is designed to:
  • Help us and others to plan and manage our work to reduce flood risk.
  • To encourage people living and working in areas prone to flooding to find out more and take appropriate action.
  • Inform anyone who wants to apply for planning permission if flooding is likely to be an important consideration.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The following documents have been prepared by Rivers Agency and DoE Planning, with input from DRD, Roads Service and NI Water:


For further information in relation to the Strategic Flood Map, or any queries you may have on it, please contacts us.