Consenting of Watercourses

As a Lead Local Flood Authority Blaenau Gwent has a duty to regulate certain drainage activities that might have an adverse impact on flood risk and the environment and to ensure that riparian owners carry out their responsibilities. 

Consent is required for:

  • Any alteration likely to affect the flow of an ordinary watercourse
  • Any culvert
  • Temporary as well as permanent works 

Further information on consentable works is available. 

To apply for ordinary watercourse consent download the application form and guidance notes 

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Contact Information

Name of Team: Infrastructure

Telephone Number: 01495 311556

Address: Technical Services,
Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council,
Municipal Offices, Civic Centre, Ebbw Vale, Gwent, NP23 6XB