NI Drainage Council

The Drainage Council (‘the Council’) for Northern Ireland is a non-Departmental Public Body constituted under the Drainage (NI) Order 1973. The Council has a general scrutiny role in relation to the Department’s drainage functions, and has a statutory duty to ensure uniformity of treatment of drainage throughout Northern Ireland.

Drainage Council rules and regulations

In accordance with paragraph 7 of the First Schedule of the Drainage (Northern Ireland) Order 1973 the rules and regulations for the Drainage Council were made by the Council on 23 February 2000, amended on 18 June 2003, and approved by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
If you wish to contact the Drainage Council, you can do so at the following address:
Secretariat to the Drainage Council
c/o Rivers Agency
4 Hospital Road
Hydebank
Ballydollaghan
Belfast
BT8 8JP
Telephone: 028 9025 3355
Email: rivers.registry@dardni.gov.uk