How we protect our environment
How we're responding to climate change, our flood defences and coastal management.
Protecting the environment
Be part of the city’s climate action for a cleaner, healthier and fair future. Find out what we’re doing and how you can help.
Climate and biodiversity emergency
Find out how climate change affects our local environment. What we're doing and how you help.
Run a sustainable event
Find out how you can run your event without having a negative impact on the environment. View our Single-use plastic policy.
City Downland Estate Plan
Flooding and coastal defence
Get advice on flooding
Find out how to prepare for flooding, check the flood risk in your area and what we're doing to reduce the flood risk in the city.
What we’re doing to reduce the flood risk in the city
Find out how the the Norton Road rain garden project will reduce the flood risk in the city and how to get involved in the consultation.
What sustainable drainage is
Find out what a Sustainable Drainage System (SuDS) is and what property developers have to include in planning applications for major developments.
Who manages our shoreline
Find out which authorities handle the different types of flooding that Brighton & Hove faces.
Read our coastal management policies
Find out how we plan to manage our shoreline now and in the future, and download our coastal management policies.
Protecting our coast from flooding and coastal erosion
Find out what we are doing to protect our coastline from the elements