Reporting obligation for: Floods Directive - Flood Hazard Maps and Flood Risk Maps - 2020

Title Floods Directive - Flood Hazard Maps and Flood Risk Maps - 2020
Description Article 6 of the Floods Directive requires Member States to prepare flood hazard and flood risk maps (at the river basin level and at the most appropriate scale) for the areas of potential significant flood risk identified under Article 5 or 13.1(a), or for the areas for which Member States decided to prepare flood maps according to Article 13.1(b).
Flood hazard maps must show the geographical area which could be flooded under different scenarios (Article 6.3), whereas flood risk maps must show the potential adverse consequences of these flood scenarios (Article 6.5).
Delivery process is managed by EEA
Legislative instrument title Floods Directive
Reporting dates and guidelines
National reporting coordinators WISE - National reporting coordinators (extranet-wise-nfp)
National reporting contacts Floods Directive - Data reporters (extranet-floods-data)
Reporting frequency One time only
Next report due 22/03/2020
Date comments The first Flood Hazard Maps and Flood Risk Maps were to be completed by 22/12/ 2013 and made available to the Commission three months after. First review, and if necessary update, shall be completed by 22/12/2019 and every 6 years thereafter. 
Report to European Commission, Directorate General Environment
Other clients using this reporting
Reporting guidelines Floods Directive reporting resources  
Extra information Two reporting sheets:
- Reporting sheet for Flood Hazard Maps and Flood Risk Maps and
- Reporting sheet “Link to MS”
are available at Flood Risk Management WFD CIRCA library at
Principle repository CDR  
Data used for
Type of information reported Data, Compliance, Spatial, Text report