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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

New restrictions have been announced in Charnwood to stop the spread of COVID-19

Tighter rules are needed because cases of the virus are increasing amongst all age groups – particularly young people and those over 60.

Most of Leicestershire is in tier 1 – ‘medium’ risk. Residents in Charnwood and Oadby & Wigston are in tier 2 – ‘high risk’.

You can explore what the new High alert level means.

Coronavirus updates for parts of Leicestershire 

Report a flood

Depending on what has caused the flood you will need to contact different organisations

If you or anyone else is in danger as a result of a flood, call 999. Also see our emergency flood advice.

Who to contact to report a flood

Depending on what has caused the flood you will need to contact different organisations:

Flooding from a watercourse, surface water or groundwater

Contact Leicestershire County Council LLFA using our flood reporting form.

  • If you cannot complete the above form, please contact FRM directly at:
  • flooding@leics.gov.uk
  • Telephone: 0116 305 0001

Flooding from a blocked highway drain

Contact the Highways Drainage report an issue using our Report It form

  • Telephone: 0116 305 0001

Flooding from a river, reservoir or coastal water

Please contact the Environment Agency via:

  • The Environment Agency Floodline 0345 988 1188
  • The Environment Agency Incident Hotline 0800 80 70 60

Flooding from a public foul or surface water sewer, or a water main

Contact your water company: 

Contact details for help or information

  •  If there is an immediate risk to life or health, contact the emergency services, call 999.
  • If there is a health emergency or ongoing medical conditions as a result of a flood contact your local GP or call 999 depending on the severity of your situation.
  • For sandbags and assistance with housing and shelter contact your district council.
  • Advice on planning for floods and anyone affected by a flooding is available through the Leicestershire Local Resilience Forum (LLR prepared).

Internal drainage boards

The Trent Valley Internal Drainage Board is responsible for providing surface water drainage and maintaining watercourses within their district.

More information on the Trent Valley Internal Drainage Board, including a map of the area they cover, is available on their website

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