Information and advice on flooding and flood preparation.
Information and advice on flooding and flood preparation
Information and advice on flooding is provided by the Environment Agency.
For up to date flooding information
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to report environmental incidents, including anything that can cause an immediate
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Health and Safety
Further information on flooding is available from
- Environment Agency - prepare for flooding leaflet
- Public Health England - information on health and flooding
- Food Standards Agency - information on food safety during flooding
Sandbags and protection
The responsibility to protect property is that of the occupant, and the council does not supply sandbags, which have a number of limitations. Sand bag materials maybe purchased from builders' merchants and DIY stores. Alternatively, the National Flood Forum blue pages show a range of flood protection products and where to purchase them. The Environment Agency advice on sand bags and their limitations is available on the Gov.uk website.
Surface water can also impact the road network and public transport. Please check the following websites for the latest information: