The Emergency Planning Team have arrangements in place to monitor and respond to flooding in Neath Port Talbot. The EPT and Natural Resources Wales work closely to ensure arrangements are in place to assist communities affected by flooding.
Flooding can pose a serious hazard to lives and property. By taking simple precautions you can minimise the damage caused by flooding. Natural Resources Wales ‘Floodline Warnings Direct’ service offers flood warnings for Wales. This service allows residents to receive flood warnings relevant to their location. Warnings can be sent 24 hours a day to email addresses, mobile phones (as an SMS text message), voice message (to a landline telephone), fax or pager. In addition, a ‘Floodline’ telephone service can be accessed day or night for real-time flood warnings and advice.
Natural Resources Wales Floodline Telephone Number: 0345 988 1188
Natural Resources Wales provide a free flood warning service to homes and businesses at risk of flooding from the rivers and sea. To find out if you are at risk from flooding, sign up for free flood warnings and download other practical advice please visit their website.
In addition to the measures below, a range of practical hints and tips relating to what to do before, during and after a flood are provided by Natural Resources Wales .
Natural Resources Wales Advice
Natural Resources Wales three steps to take to prepare for flooding:
- Visit the Natural Resources Wales website or call their 24 hour Floodline on 0345 988 1188 to find out if you are at risk of flooding.
- Find out if flood warnings are available in your area.
- Make sure you understand the flood warning codes so you know what to do when a flood warning is issued