Specific risks

4. In a Winter Emergency

During wintry weather visit this page for up to the minute information on how the weather is affecting our services.

For information on how to prepare for winter, see our Get ready for winter page.


For information about closures to services in Buckinghamshire (including schools and pre-schools), please see our closures page.

Closures in Buckinghamshire


Public bus disruption


Salting the roads

Winter Travel advice

Water companies

In the event of a burst/frozen pipe please contact:

Thames Water: Leakline on 0800 714 614, urgent sewer-related: 0800 316 9800

Anglian Water: Emergencies (blocked drains and flooding) to 03457 145 145, Leaks to  0800 771 881

Affinity Water: Emergencies 24 hour line:  0345 357 2407, Leaks leakspotters line:  0800 376 5325 (24 hours)

Power cuts

In an emergency call 105 

View our page on Power Outages

Western Power Distribution

UK Power Networks

Scottish & Southern Energy


Viwe our pages on How to deal with a flood 

Current Flooding situation

Weather warnings - Met Office

River levels in England


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Last updated: 10 November 2020

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