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Surface Water Drainage and Flooding

Hampshire Highways routinely maintains Hampshire’s 60,000 gullies and 4,600 catchpits as well as carrying out a continued programme of improvements to highway surface water drainage systems to make Hampshire more resilient to the effects of extreme weather. Please see below some useful contacts:

If you believe the flooding is from a main river contact the Environment Agency at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/environment-agency or phone 0800 80 70 60.

Urgent issues on the public highway can be reported to the County Council via www.hants.gov.uk/transport/roadmaintenance/roadproblems during office hours and via 101 outside office hours.

Surface water flooding on the highway can also be reported direct to Hampshire County Council at www.hants.gov.uk/transport/roadmaintenance/roadproblems

For other incidents of flooding please report these at: https://www.hants.gov.uk/landplanningandenvironment/environment/flooding/reportingflooding

Flood prevention guidance on reducing the risks and impacts of flooding is available at: https://www.hants.gov.uk/landplanningandenvironment/environment/flooding/floodprevention

Advice from Hampshire County Council and the Environment Agency on managing the risk of flooding is available at:  https://www.hants.gov.uk/landplanningandenvironment/environment/flooding/sandbags

Advice on how householders can be prepared: https://www.hants.gov.uk/community/emergencyplanning/whattoplanfor/floodingadvice

To sign up for flood alerts visit: https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/warnings