Flood Risk

The Birket is vital to the drainage of North Wirral (an area of                                      "High Probability flood risk" (Environment Agency rating);

           drainage will need to be managed and floods prevented?.
The risk of flooding could be increased to homes in Moreton, where there                was flooding on 2 September 2015.

The River Birket floodplain plan can be seen here.

"Mersey Heartlands Water Cycle Study" prepared for Liverpool City Council and Wirral Council can be read here.

"Assessing optimum irrigation water use" for golf courses drafted by Environment Agency can be read here.