Flooding advice

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The council provides advice and support to residents and businesses in the event of flooding.

You can use the GOV.UK website to check:

You can also prepare for any emergency by following our P.L.A.N. advice.

The Environment Agency provides more detailed advice on what to do before, during and after a flood in their flood advice guides.

The Environment Agency provides more detailed advice on what to do before, during and after a flood in their flood advice guides.

There are a number of large water reservoirs located within the borough which have water levels above that of the surrounding land. The likelihood of one of the reservoir walls failing is very low but the impact would be severe.

Read the guidance for people living near reservoirs.