Aberdeenshire Council Inverurie and Port Elphinstone
JBA Consulting DBA

Project Objectives

A summary of the key aims for this study can be found below. The main objectives of the Inverurie and Port Elphinstone Flood Study are to develop better understanding of flood risk; assess the extent of the existing flood risk and; develop, appraise and recommend options to manage flood risk. The options may include a range of structural and non-structural options, for example flood protection schemes, natural flood management, awareness raising and property level protection.

  1. Develop better understanding of flood risk
    • Create, update or develop new/existing flood model information
    • Determine existing flood risk
    • Develop flood mapping, depths and velocity from model outputs
  2. Develop recommendations for management of flood risk, including structural and non-structural options
    • Appraise actions to manage flood risk (develop Benefit-Cost Ratios for any proposed schemes)
    • Recommend options for the future management of flood risk
  3. Prepare a preferred Flood Protection Scheme (most suitable to take forward)
  4. Engage partners and stakeholders

Project Objectives - IPE Flood Study