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Wales announces record-breaking £75M funding for flood defence and coastal risk management

Posted 28th April 2023

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The Welsh Government has committed £75M to help develop and construct flood defence projects around the country for 2023-24.

The money is a record-breaking investment and part of a £214M fund for flood schemes put in place as part of a co-operation agreement between the Welsh Government and Plaid Cymru.

It will be given to Risk Management Authorities and will support over 250 different schemes currently at various stages of development, from outline business case to construction. If all of the schemes are brought to fruition, they will provide protection for over 45,000 properties.

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