What's in your backyard?
Use our interactive maps to find out more about the environment where you live.
Having problems viewing the maps?
You can discover more about how we gather our data and what we use it for from our subject-specific pages:
Understanding the Farming Maps, Data and Information
We record the pollution released into the environment by industrial sites under the EC Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control Directive (IPPC).
Understanding the new aquifer designation maps.
Closed and abandoned mining waste facilities causing serious environmental impacts.
How to understand our coastal erosion and shoreline management information.
Learn more about Bathing Waters maps and data.
How do we work?
Large projects which reduce the risk of flooding and coastal erosion are known as ‘capital schemes’. Find out about the type of work involved and who will carry it out.
Find out the likelihood of flooding from rivers and the sea in your area.
For many areas at risk of flood, we warn residents when floods are likely to occur. If you live within a shaded area on the map, then flood warnings are available to you.
How we help to make sure your drinking water is safe and clean.
Read about the UK-wide Hi-flows project.
What are historic landfill sites?
How we regulate and record polluting emissions.
What are landfill sites?
View the NVZ boundaries which are expected to apply from 1 January 2013 in England and Wales
Understanding reported pollution incidents
How we regulate pollution.
How do we assess the quality of rivers?
Problems that users have when viewing the maps.
Learn more about the Yellow Fish Project
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