Check if your property is at risk of flooding
To find out if you property is at risk of flooding you can use the Natural Resources Wales flood maps they provide information on flood risk from:
- Surface Water
You can check the current flood warning status for rivers in Blaenau Gwent:
- Sirhowy River flood warnings
- Ebbw River flood warnings
- Ebbw Fach River flood warnings
- You can check for flood alerts and warnings in Blaenau Gwent and Wales
- You can sign up for free flood warning alerts
You can also telephone Floodline on 0845 988 1188 (Calls cost 5p per minute plus your telephone company’s network access charge)
Natural Resource Wales monitors and manages the risk of flooding from rivers.
Flooding from surface water happens when the local drainage system cannot cope with the rainfall.
Weather warnings are available on the Met Office website, these include rainfall warnings.
You should make yourself aware of any assets such as drainage culverts, ditches, ponds, grids or brooks that could cause flooding to your property, should they become blocked. If safe to do so an inspection of these assets should be made before any anticipated heavy rainfall so that concerns can be reported and dealt with before an incident can occur.
You should also monitor weather forecasts and take appropriate measures as required.
Name of Team: Infrastructure
Telephone Number: 01495 311556
Address: Technical Services,
Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council,
Municipal Offices, Civic Centre, Ebbw Vale, Gwent, NP23 6XB