Flooding and Land Drainage

Flooding can be caused by heavy rainfall, rivers overtopping their banks, sewers overflowing and a variety of other possible sources.

Flood risk in Derby needs to be carefully managed. We aim to achieve this by working together with residents, businesses and a range of partner organisations such as the Environment Agency and Severn Trent Water.

On these pages you will find information about our role in Flood Risk Management, including:

You can also contact us or other relevant flood risk management authorities by using the details given in the useful contacts section.

Please note: if you are currently experiencing flooding and would like assistance, please follow the advice given in the Emergency Flooding Information pages.