Flood Plan

Iron-BridgePreparing for a Flood

The Parish Council has developed a Community Flood Plan for Downton.

To see if you could be at risk of flooding there are useful pages from the Environment Agency website are:

– for Downton see link

– for Charlton All Saints see link

There are also guides from the Environment Agency and the National Flood Forum:

  1. How to be prepared for a Flood – see EA link
  2. Guidance on how to make your personal flood plan – see EA link.
  3. Prepare your property for flooding – see EA link
  4. See what to do before, during and after flooding on the National Flood Forum’s website

Get the Latest News on Flooding

Current Flood Warnings from the Environment Agency website:

  • for Downton see link
  • for Charlton All Saints see link

There’s also a newly launched web site that displays details of the various water level gauges – http://www.gaugemap.co.uk/

On the EA site you can also subscribe to alerts delivered to email / mobile – see link

For regular updates from the Wiltshire Council please follow @WiltshireWinter on Twitter [see below for latest news] or visit www.wiltshire.gov.uk/civilemergencies/emergencynotices for any road closures or services affected by the weather. The team will provide a daily update which will continue until the flood risk is no longer present.

Wessex Water would like anyone who has experienced any problems to log them via the details below. This way they can record the levels of concern and will help in identifying hot spots.  Phone Operational enquiries on 0845 600 4600 or email to operational.enquiries@wessexwater.co.uk or write to Operational Customer Services, Wessex Water, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7WW

There’s advice from EA on what to do before, during and after a flood – see link