Be prepared for flooding
If you live or work in an area which may be at risk of flooding, you should be prepared. There are many things that you can do to help yourself, your family and your community, and to reduce the impact of a flood, should one occur. Use the links on this page to find out more.
Learn about the risk of flooding to you
Lots of information is available on the internet to help you learn about the risk of flooding which may affect you or your property. The following links will be useful to help you start to plan what you need to do:
- Environment Agency’s ‘Risk of Flooding From Rivers and the Sea’ Map
- Environment Agency’s ‘Risk of Flooding From Surface Water’ Map
- The Land Registry’s Flood Risk Indicator
- Environment Agency's flood risk check
Work better as a community
Do others in your community share similar flood risks to you? By forming a community flood action group you can help to raise awareness and be better prepared. Please contact us for further information. Alternatively, the National Flood Forum’s web pages have useful information to help you form a community flood action group.