Flooding and drainage

Councils, emergency services and the NHS work together to help people prepare for flooding – and to stay safe.

We advise you:

If you or anyone else is in danger as a result of a flood, call 999

For current flood warnings

About us

We are the Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA), responsible for the coordination and management of flood risk across the county of Leicestershire. Our duties include investigating major flooding incidents, regulating activities on ordinary watercourses and acting as a statutory consultee for planning.

Draft Flood Risk Management and River Basin Management Plans

The county council has been working with the Environment Agency to produce draft Flood Risk Management Plans (FRMPs) and River Basin Management Plans (RBMPs) for public consultation, and we now want to hear your views.

Find out more and submit your views