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Planning, Building & the Environment
Prepare for a flood
Actions you should take prior to a flood to help protect your family and property.
During a flood
Actions to take in the event of a flood
After a Flood
Dealing with the aftermath of a flood can be stressful. Here are some basic actions every homeowner should take.
It is vital that residents in flood risk areas have adequate cover for flood damage.
Sign up for Flood Alerts
SEPA can provide flood alerts for properties at risk from flooding. Signing up is easy.
Check out our 1 in 200 year flood map to see whether your area may be at risk.
View live data from our river gauges in key areas vulnerable to flooding.
We have commissioned different levels of flood studies to determine the extent of flood risk within the council area. This is to enable us to plan for future alleviation methods which may include flood schemes.
Flood Risk Asset Management
We carry out watercourse inspections and undertake clearance and repair works in line with our statutory responsibilities as a Local Authority