Midlands - flood action

Approximately half a million people in the Midlands live and work in properties that are at risk of flooding. Are you one of them?

Are you prepared for flooding?

Find out if you are at risk of flooding by putting your postcode into the search box on the right of this page.

How to be prepared

If you are at risk, there are lots of things you can do to prepare before a flood happens.

These won't take long to do and will save time in a flood emergency.

For practical advice on what to do to protect yourself and your property from flooding download our booklet:

What are we doing to reduce flood risk in the Midlands?

  • Working with others
    Find out about how we are working with other organisations to help your community prepare for flooding.
  • Flood defence schemes
    Find out about the flood defence schemes we are working on to reduce the risk of flooding in your area.
  • Flood strategies
    Find out about the flood strategies we are developing your area.
  • Catchment flood management plans
    Find out about our catchment flood management plans. They give an overview of flood risk across each river catchment and estuary and recommend ways of managing those risks now and over the next 50-100 years.
  • River level monitoring
    Find out about how we monitor river levels in your area.

Flood maps

Are you at risk of flooding? Enter your postcode or placename to find out now...