If water is coming into your property now, do the following immediately. Phone 999 and ask for the fire brigade. Follow the advice on what you should do. To report flooding, where you are not in immediate danger, contact the Environment Incident hotline.
This section provides practical information and guidance about preparing for a flood, what to do during a flood and recovering from a flood. There is also information about the health and safety implications of a flooding and advice on insurance.
To find out about the council's role during flooding, please see Our involvement during flooding, Preparing for flooding and What you should do when it floods pages.
Please note - Chichester District Council will supply sandbags to vulnerable households only. In most circumstances there will be a charge for this service. See the Preparing for flooding page for more information and check as to whether you are eligible before phoning Chichester District Council.
For further information on sandbags, please go to our sandbags page found under Related pages.