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Advice for residents in the Lower Swansea Valley

If your home is at risk of flooding, find out what actions to take before, during and after a flood.

Flood alerts are now active in the Lower Swansea Valley area. As part of the flood risk management scheme to raise flood awareness of those at risk, we have compiled PDF Document Emergency flood procedures (PDF, 631KB)Opens new window and PDF Document Flood warning codes and associated actions for residents (PDF, 1MB)Opens new window to help householders respond to a flood incident. 

We want to make those who are at risk of their homes being flooded more aware of the risk and encourage them to take action themselves. Find out if your property is at risk on the  PDF Document Lower Swansea Valley flood risk map (PDF, 2MB)Opens new window.

Sign up for flood alerts

Register for free flood warnings from the Environment AgencyOpens new window or call Floodline on 0845 988 1188.

Follow us on Twitter  

Follow Natural Resources Wales on Twitter

Natural Resources Wales will use Twitter to share the most critical flood warning information about imminent flooding to homes and businesses.

Complete a flood plan for your household

Environment Agency - create a flood planOpens new window

This is one of the key steps you can take to prepare for flooding and will make sure that you know what to do in a flood-related emergency. 

If you would like assistance with compiling a personal flood plan email floodawareness.wales@naturalresourceswales.gov.uk.

Further help and advice

Natural Resources WalesOpens new window offer practical advice to residents on how to prepare for flooding and steps you can take before, during and after a flood.

Many think the council will provide them with sandbags when they are at risk of flooding however this is not the case. The National Flood ForumOpens new window gives advice on where to purchase resources to protect your home from flood water and the Blue Pages DirectoryOpens new window gives details of companies that sell such items as alternatives to sandbags.

Support is also available from Know Your Flood RiskOpens new window whose focus is to raise awareness of the issue of flood risk, and to provide guidance to all communities across the public and private sectors in educating homeowners and businesses.

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