Lower Otter Restoration Project

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

In Defra, we deal with a vast range of issues that profoundly impact on everyone’s lives. Responsible for England’s environment, countryside and rural economy, the food and farming sectors together with mitigating impacts from natural threats and hazards.

Our mission is to restore and enhance the environment for the next generation, leaving it in a better state than we found it. We are leading on much of the government’s work to protect the public from flooding and improve the environment. The Lower Otter Restoration Project (LORP) exemplifies how we deliver our mission.