Flood Warden Training Event
Do you live in a community susceptible to flooding? If so, the Environment Agency and Nottinghamshire County Council can help you to setup a Flood Warden Scheme within your community which can help residents to be prepared for a possible flood, raise awareness and aid the local response.
Wednesday 19 February 2020 at County Hall West Bridgford, Nottingham
To find out more and book a place please email email@example.com or call 0115 977 3471
Community Resilience Stores
Across the district we have a number of community resilience stores which are designed to allow residents to react quickly to flooding threats.
The stores contain sandbags, high visibility jackets and other equipment and are managed by local flood wardens and parish councils.
Below is a list of store locations. Contact your parish council for details of the key holder.
- Carlton on Trent
- East Stoke and Thorpe
- Girton and Meering
- Laxton and Moorhouse
- North Muskham
- South Muskham and Little Carlton
- Sutton on Trent
Volunteer flood wardens
The flood warden scheme is run by volunteers who assist where they can by liaising with the environment agency, district and county councils and emergency services to advise on local conditions and help to prioritise any required help.
The role of a flood warden includes:
- helping to prepare those within the local community at risk from flooding
- monitoring water levels and reporting any unusual levels to the Environment Agency
- alerting local residents of any flood warnings in place
- providing on the ground updates to councils and the Environment Agency during a flood
- setting up road closure signs (where communities are signed up to our Community Flood Signage Scheme)
Communities that are signed up to the Flood Warden scheme can also volunteer for the County Council's Community Flood Signage Scheme.
The aim is for trained volunteers to close flooded roads quickly to help stop vehicles from driving through and creating bow waves which can cause property flooding.
Join the scheme
If you are interested in becoming a Flood Warden contact us on 01636 650000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org