Environment Agency

Who are they and when and why to contact them over the following ….

Environment Agency: By phone: 03708 506 506 By email: enquiries@environment-agency.gov.uk

In an EMERGENCY DIAL 999 AND YOU CAN BE CONNECTED TO THE APPROPRIATE SERVICE
Complaints about smells and concern about industrial action affecting health have been the main reasons local people have contacted the Environment Agency.
If making a complaint please ensure they log any health concerns you have.

Their responsibilities are as follows
• Flood warnings, river levels and flood risk maps
• Flooding and coastal change
• Waste including waste carriers
• Environmental permits and exemptions
• Boating and waterways
• Fisheries and rod licensing
• Environmental data and maps
• Public registers
• Report an environmental incident

Web Site https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/environment-agency

Environment incident hotline 0800 80 70 60
Floodline 0345 988 1188 or 0845 988 1188

Contact enquiries@environment-agency.gov.uk
minicom for hard of hearing 03702422 549
Typetalk for hard of hearing 0345 602 6340
National Customer Contact Centre – PO Box 544 Rotherham S60 1BY

The Flood Protection Association
Web site – http://thefpa.org.uk/

Advice and products to help protect the home can be found on the internet – e.g. air brick covers,
https://www.gov.uk/prepare-for-a-flood/improve-your-propertys-flood-protection

The Environment Agency offer a flood warning service to subscribers and a live flood warning map (updated every 15 minutes online) for large parts of the country, particularly those areas affected by flooding from Main Rivers.
You can sign up to the Environment Agency’s Flood Warning Service online or telephone 0345 988 1188.

High Peak Borough Council carries emergency stocks of sand bags

More Information and useful contacts can be found at www.derbyshire.gov.uk/flooding

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