If you have suffered flooding or want to know how to try and prevent flooding to your property, you may need help or advice on what to do next.Flooding Information and Advice
contains sources of advice and information on flooding related issues, from a range of organisations and agencies.PREPARING FOR FLOODING Latest Weather Information
For the latest information regarding weather warnings please follow the link to the Met Office
.Latest Information on Flood Warnings
For the latest information regarding flood warnings and alerts please follow the link to the Environment Agency web site.What to do in the event of a flood warning?
Advice for residents whose property may be at risk of flooding can be found on the Environment Agency web site which includes instructions on how to protect your property.
Please follow the link to the Environment Agency website. Who co-ordinates a response to a flooding event?
Derbyshire County Council is the Lead Local Flood Authority who is responsible for co-ordinating a response by local authorities and the emergency services during a major flood event.
Follow the link to Derbyshire County Council website
for further information and emergency contact details. What does Chesterfield Borough Council do in the event of a flood warning?
The Borough Council provides empty sand bags (on a self-fill basis) which can be collected from the Town Hall to assist residents in preparation for a flood event.
Where the situation warrants it the Council will distribute sand bags to vulnerable properties known to be at risk. Call Chesterfield Borough Council 01246 345345 for further information (out of hours – emergencies only 01246 345395)
Further flooding information can be found on the Derbyshire Prepared Webpage