- If your property is flooding, or at risk from flooding and you are either trapped, or you feel there is a risk of injury or to life. Please call 999 and request assistance from the Fire and Rescue Service.
- Sandbags should be sourced privately from stores such as Wickes or B&Q. Please be advised that it is ultimately the responsibility of the property owner to protect their property, however if your property is at direct risk of flooding and you require sandbags urgently, please contact your local authority for help on the following numbers. However please be aware sandbags are only stored in limited numbers and are priority is given to those most vulnerable.
b. North West Leicestershire District Council 24 hours emergency Line: 01530 454789
- If the Flooding is from the highway and highway drainage (gullys or culverts directly under the highway) contact the Highways Authority on 0116 305 0001. The Highways authority can also provide a limited number of sandbags if the flooding is coming from a highway.
- If the flooding is from water mains, foul sewers or combined sewers, please contact Severn Trent Water on 0800 783 4444