Flood protection for your home

If your house is at risk of flooding, or has flooded in the past, there are steps you can take to reduce the damage flooding can cause.

It is your responsibility to protect your property from flooding.

Professional advice about home changes

If you make permanent changes to protect your property, it is recommended you seek professional advice. Currently there is no formal assurance scheme for flood surveyors. The following institutions hold lists of members who have undergone internal vetting and adhere to a common code of conduct:

Understanding your flood risk will help you to be prepared and increase your property's flood resilience before flooding occurs.

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Page updated: 04/12/2020 Page updated by: Flooding Team

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