Flooding - Important Information
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A summary of the current warnings in place in England and Wales can be found on the Environment Agency website at:
Flood warnings for England - GOV.UK (flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk)
This page is refreshed every 15 minutes.
Practical advice and guidance Information on flooding can be found on the on the gov.uk website: Browse: Flooding and extreme weather - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Advice is available on what steps to take before, during and after a flood, protecting your property from flooding and information on riparian ownership.
Sandbags are of limited use during a flood and residents at flood risk should be encouraged to purchase purpose-designed flood protection equipment to help protect their home. Local Authorities DO NOT have a statutory duty to provide residents with sandbags to protect their properties. The Council will, however, assist where possible, with priority given to vulnerable residents on: 01530 454545 or Out of hours 01530 454789
To arrange collection:
Collection: Linden Way depot off Ashby Road in Coalville (postcode LE67 3JY) - between 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays and weekends). (Please note that staff will not be able to load sandbags into vehicles)
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