Flooding advice

Our responsibilities as local flood authority

A brief overview of what Bury Council is and is not responsible for.

What to do before, during and after a flood

Practical advice on what to do to protect yourself and your property and things you need to be aware of.

Check for flood alerts and warnings

Use the Environment Agency's post code search to check for flood warnings by area.

Check areas at risk of being flooded

Search the Environment Agency's flood risk map.


Where to get them from and how to use them properly

Useful flood contacts

Useful advice, information and services to help you before, during and after a flood.

Coping with the emotional effects of flooding

Advice about coping with the emotional effects of flooding.

FloodRe - affordable flood insurance

What is FloodRe and how does it work?

Flood action groups

Find out about the role of these volunteer-led groups.

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