Welcome

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Welcome to the new look website for the Association of Drainage Authorities (ADA). Representing drainage, water level and flood risk management authorities throughout the UK, ADA also offers guidance and advice to the public about the water level management industry.

From this brand new look resource you can find the latest news, views, industry reports and technical guidance on all matters relating to water and flood management.

ADA is the membership organisation for water level management (WLM) authorities in the UK and is also the recognised national representative for Internal Drainage Boards (IDBs) in England and Wales.

Established in 1937, today ADA represents over 230 members and associate members at a national and parliamentary level, including Regional Flood & Coastal Committees (RFCCs) as well as contractors, consultants and suppliers to the industry.

Please use the links above to discover more about ADA and our members; follow the latest news, guidance and technical support; download the ADA Gazette or visit the events calendar to view key industry dates including the ADA Conference. We will also bring you the latest industry vacancies with our new job search facility.

We hope you enjoy the new website, and if you have any queries please do CONTACT US for assistance.

Contact us

ADA undertakes a wide range of work for and on behalf of members.

Find all the details of our membership here.

Find all the details of recent jobs in the industry.

Become a member

Associate Membership is open to those Local Authorities, organisations and companies that have a direct interest in water level management, flood risk management and land drainage, from a legislative, technical or operational standpoint. Or if you just have an interest in water level and flood management then this may be for you too.

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