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Flood risk advice

Getting Help in an Emergency

  • If there is a risk to life, call 999 and ask for the Fire Service.
  • If you are vulnerable person, please call 01621 854477 for support from Maldon District Council.


To check for flooding, or to see if your property is in a flood zone, please visit or call 0345 988 1188 (the code for the Maldon District is 213660).

Reporting Flooding

For information on who to contact about different types of flooding, please visit our Reporting Flooding page.

Sandbag Policy

Maldon District Council does not provide sandbags to residents or businesses at risk of flooding. Homeowners and businesses at risk are advised to prepare their own flood protection measures in advance of periods of higher flood risk.

The Council will try to support vulnerable residents in times of flooding.

How To Protect Your Property

The company's listed below can provide products to protect your property - there is no recommendation implied by the Council.

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