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Check on the current flood warnings that are in place.
Act now by planning what you would do in a flood. Don't wait until it happens, you may not have time. Completing a flood plan will help you decide what practical actions to take before and during a flood, which will help reduce the damage flooding could cause.
Probably the most informative and helpful website out there! Offers great advice and guidance for before, during and after a flood.
Free downloadable 'Homeowners Guide to Flood Resilience'
Has lots of helpful pages offering advice and support. The National Flood Forum is a national charity dedicated to supporting and representing communities and individuals at risk of flooding.
Tarmac, concrete and block paved drives can be problomatic with surface water collection and surface water run-off leading to localised flooding and damage to property. A cost effective and easy to install solution to this problem is a permeable paving, recycled plastic grid called Ecogrid.
Some great ideas for creating a rain garden which prevents excess rainwater from flooding your property.
By making small changes, we could all make a big difference. By flushing items down the toilet that should go into the bin, sewers become blocked and full. Then with extreme rainfall the sewers can then overflow and flood properties and gardens with sewage water.