Prepare now for flood risk

There is a tendency for us all to think that “flooding will never happen to me”. The fact is – it could.

Almost 5 million people in England are at risk of flooding and this is only going to increase with a changing climate.

The Environment Agency is running a flood campaign in early November to encourage you to act now to prepare for a flood.

Have you ever checked to see if you are at risk from flooding? Would you know what to do in a flood? What could you do now to save you time, money and worry if it happened tomorrow?

Visit to take the following simple steps to help protect you, your family and home from flooding.

• Use the Environment Agency’s maps to find out if you are at risk from flooding
• Check if free flood warnings are available for your area
• Prepare a personal flood plan

Take these small steps now and help save you time, money and distress in a flood.

  • Liverpool City Council takes proactive steps to reduce the risk of flooding but there is always the possibility that it could happen . If you would like more information on how best to prepare for the unexpected like flooding or planning for winter you can contact Environmental & Emergency Resilience Unit at


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