The July 2007 floods on the middle to lower Severn and its tributaries evolved into one of the UK’s greatest civil emergencies, with loss of life, houses/businesses devastated, and strategic transport, power and water infrastructures threatened, damaged and disabled.
There are a large number of sources of information and reports about the July 2007 floods. Some sources and links are provided below. These are drawn on in the following web sections:
Hydrological summary for the United Kingdom (July 2007)
The Summer 2007 Floods in England & Wales - a hydrological appraisal, [PDF, 11.7mb]
(published 11th March 2008).
The Pitt Review: Lessons learned from the 2007 floods (Cabinet Office 2008)
Government’s response to Sir Michael Pitt’s Review of the Summer 2007 floods (DEFRA 2008)
If you know of any other useful sources to indicate the scale and impact of the 2007 flood that can be added to this listing, please post the information on the CoFast blog.
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What were the causes of the July 2007 floods?
What do we know about the extent of the July 2007 flood?
What was the size of the flood flows in July 2007?
Where can I find photographs and accounts of the July 2007 floods?