Flooding Information Frequently Asked Questions

The Environment Agency Website gives flood risk information. Go to their Flood Advice website and type your postcode at the bottom and select flood plains.

For detailed information please contact the Environment Agency via their General Enquiry Line 0845 9333111 or write to their Thames Regional Office at Kings Meadow House, Kings Meadow Road, Reading, Berkshire RG1 8DQ.

  1. Am I at risk from flooding?
  2. How do we obtain sandbags?
  3. How do I to stay safe in a flood?
  4. I am thinking of buying a house in the Borough but Insurers are vague as to whether I can get Flood cover. Is there any information available detailing the risk of flooding in the area?
  5. What do I do when I hear a flood warning?
  6. Who is responsible for collecting sandbags once flooding recedes?
  7. What is the difference between Flood Watch and Flood Warning?

Contact Information:

By telephone: please see our Flooding Information web page for contact details.

By email: streetcare@rbwm.gov.uk

By post: Streetcare Services, RBWM, Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead, Berks SL6 1RF


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Modified: 2008-11-24
Published: Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:53:39
Author: Allison Helyer
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