Targeted rates for Rivers and Drainage Schemes vary significantly depending on the annual operating cost for the Scheme and the number of properties within the Scheme (i.e. higher population areas pay lower rates because there are more people sharing the costs).
Targeted rates are also determined by the level of service or benefit that your property is receiving within that Scheme. This means you may be paying a different targeted rate to someone else in the same Rivers Scheme.
For example, if your property is in a low-lying area, you are more at risk from flooding than someone who is located on higher ground. Therefore, as your property receives greater benefit from our assets and services, your property will have a different classification and a different rate than someone else who may not benefit as much.