Floods

Flood warnings

Please check official flood warnings from the Environment Agency (external website) for updates. Sign up for flood warnings (external website).

We will provide up to date local information on this page during flood emergencies.

Flood advice

Prepare for a flood and get help during and after (external website): comprehensive information from the Environment Agency to help you prepare for and deal with the consequences of flooding.

Who to contact in an emergency

There is a range of agencies that have responsibilities during floods and other emergencies. We aim to put you touch with the right organisation if we cannot help you directly.

Immediate danger

  • Call 999 and speak to the police

Environment Agency Floodline

  • 0345 988 1188

Floodline provides flood advisories and general advice.

Sandbags (Wycombe District Council)

It is the responsibility of the home owner / occupier to protect their own property from flooding. We will provide sandbags free-of-charge for householders as a last resort during an emergency - for example, when property flooding is imminent. We will only deliver sandbags to pre-arranged drop-off points, not to individual addresses.

  • If your home is in imminent danger of flooding: call us during office hours on 01494 461000

We will publish delivery information here and on the WycombeDC Twitter account (external website).

Sewers (Thames Water)

  • 0845 9200 800

Surface water flooding on roads (Transport for Buckinghamshire)

Other flood related resources