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If you are in an emergency, please phone the national Floodline at 0345 988 1188, or contact emergency services. The flood and water management team do not provide on call or emergency assistance during a flood event.

If you wish to report a flood, please use the 'Report a Flood' form. 

The best way to tell us about a flooding problem is to use the 'Report a Flood' form. If you have any other queries about the work we do as a Lead Local Flood Authority (LLFA) please email: For development and flood risk queries email:



Flood and Water management Team

Essex County Council

County Hall



Tel: 0345 603 7631