The Environment Agency plays a vital role in warning people about the risk of flooding and reducing the likelihood of flooding from rivers.
Flooding is one of Swale's biggest risks. To discover if your home is at risk, please click on to the Environment Agency Flood Map and type in your postcode area where shown.
The Environment Agency website also contains more information on how you can prepare for flooding, what action to take, what current flood warnings are in place, how to manage flood risk in your area and much more.
Advice to help reduce the impact from groundwater can be found by downloading the flooding from groundwater leaflet (PDF 183kb).
For information about flood warnings in force in your area, you can call the Environment Agency Floodline on 0845 9881188 and when prompted enter the quick-dial number for the section of river that affects you.
An advice leaflet What to do before, during and after a flood leaflet has been produced by the Environment Agency and gives information and advice about flooding, how to prepare and what to do in an emergency.
The Environment Agency has also produced a helpful checklist of things you can do to be prepared:
Further information and advice can also be found at:
The Environment Agency has a link on Twitter to connect communities that are at risk of flooding @info4local.
If you have any queries or require further information, please email our Emergency Planning team or call 01795 417619.