Just over 400,000 people in the North West live and work in properties that are at risk of flooding. Are you one of them?
Find out if you are at risk of flooding by putting your postcode into the search box on the right of this page.
Are you prepared for flooding?
If you are at risk, there are lots of things you can do to prepare before a flood happens.
What are we doing to reduce flood risk in the North West?
Find out about the flood defence schemes we are building to reduce the risk of flooding in your area.
Find out about our Catchment Flood Management Plans. They give an overview of flood risk across each river catchment and estuary and recommend ways of managing those risks now and over the next 50-100 years.
Find out about how we monitor river levels in your area.
Find out how we are reducing the risk of flooding by removing debris, cutting back vegetation and removing gravel and silt from priority watercourses in the North West, so that they can hold more water.
Living on the Edge
A guide for people living next to rivers and streams – what are your rights and responsibilities?
Regional Flood & Coastal Committee (RFCC)
The North West RFCC is responsible for reviewing flood defences in the region and for determining how the defences will be managed in years to come. The committee is made up of a group of elected members and flooding experts from across the region.