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 www.gov.uk/floodsdestroy 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 firstname.lastname@example.org