Flooding advice

Runnymede Borough Council








The Icon for pdf Runnymede flooding advice booklet [1.64MB] includes information on how Runnymede Council aims to help during an incident, flooding responsibilities and contacts and signposts to a website which may be able to help households who live in a flood risk area find affordable insurance. 

You can also read our policy on sandbags

If you are concerned about the possibility of flooding in your area, you should call the 24 hour Flood Line number for the latest information on 0345 988 1188.  Alternatively you can visit: https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/warnings.

There are different types of flooding which can occur almost anywhere - not just near to rivers and coasts.
A list of organisations, what they are responsible for and their contact details.
You can see if your home or business is at risk from flooding, but remember that every flood is different so you should always be prepared.
Advice on what you should and shouldn't do in the event of a flood, or when a flood is expected.
When returning to a flooded home you should take care with the electricity and gas supplies and ensure you clean up properly to avoid contamination. Do not use a naked flame when entering the building.