Are you a planning officer and want to know what flood and water management legislation you need to consider? The link below sets out the steps you need to follow to ensure flood and water management is considered in the planning process.Read more
Are you a developer wanting to know what you need to consider when it comes to flood risk management in new or existing developments? The link below contains all the information you need to know to ensure you meet local and national guidelines.Read more
Are you a land or homeowner thinking of carrying out work on a river near to or within your property? You may need consent to do so if the risk of flooding increases. Find out who to contact for consent on rivers and other useful information.Read more
Are you interested in finding out more about surface water drainage? The link below details how surface water drainage should be incorporated into major planning applications and sets out the local design standards.Read more
If you have a flooding emergency contact Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue on 999 or 112. Although Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue’s main responsibility is saving lives, they may also help pump out floodwater from your property depending on how busy they are.
For other emergency response contacts such as Northamptonshire Highways for flooding on roads, see the “It’s an emergency” page on the Flood Toolkit.
To find out the impact of flooding in your area, see the “Northamptonshire media list” for local and regional news websites, Twitter feeds and radio stations.
Please note Northamptonshire County Council Flood and Water team do not provide an emergency response or call out service. However you can report a flooding incident to the team using the form on the “Report a flood” page.