How to deal with a flood
3. Who to contact
Although it is your responsibility to protect your property against flooding, public services in Buckinghamshire will try to help as much as possible.
Who to contact in the event of flooding.
- Likely to cause danger to life or limb - Contact the fire and rescue service 999
- Main River or reservoir - Environment Agency Floodline or Tel: 0345 9881188
- Burst water main or household stormwater drain - Call your water provider Anglian Water, Thames Water or Affinity Water
- Flooding on a road cause by a blocked drain or road gully - Transport for Buckinghamshire 01296 382416
Property owners are responsible for protecting their property against flood risk. Sometimes, weather conditions are such that natural drainage must e left to act. However, the BCC strategic flood management team has a responsibility for investigating flood incidents that meet certain thresholds. Email the team for further information
Last updated: 12 March 2019