In the event of flood risk conditions, developing warnings will be issued by the Environment Agency and the Met Office. In the event of flooding, you are obliged to protect your own property, it is not the responsibility of Rochford District Council. The council is not able to supply sandbags to residents.

The Environment Agency has prepared a number of flood advice guides which can be downloaded from the Related Content or requested free of charge, by calling Floodline on 0345 9881188.