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Get help during a flood


If you need advice and support, speak to an Environment Agency Floodline adviser:

Floodline

Telephone: 0345 988 1188

24 hour service

Find out about call charges


Environment Agency staff are able to answer queries about the Leeds City Council area.

If there is an immediate risk to life call 999.



Local information


Radio

  • BBC Radio Leeds on DAB or FM 92.4 and 95.3 MHz or MW 774 KHz

Social media



Report a flood or possible cause of flooding

Who you need to contact depends on:

  • what’s being flooded
  • the cause or source of the flooding
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Click to expandSewers and burst water mains

Contact Yorkshire Water to fix:

  • blocked sewers
  • burst water mains

Click to expandPublic drains and flooded roads

These are the responsibility of Leeds City Council.

Online

Report flooding


Phone

0113 222 4407 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

In an emergency or outside these hours: 0113 376 0499​​​

Click to expandPrivate drains

Floods caused by private drains are the responsibility of the property owner.

Yorkshire Water or drainage contractors will resolve the problem for a fee.

If there are any health concerns, you can call Leeds City Council’s Environmental Health team on 0113 222 4406 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm).

In an emergency or outside these hours: 0113 376 0499

Click to expandRivers

Call the Environment Agency to report:

  • flooding from a main river e.g. the River Aire or the River Wharfe
  • a blockage in a watercourse, for example a fallen tree
  • a collapsed or badly damaged river or canal bank
  • unusual changes in river flow

Environment Agency incident hotline: 0800 80 70 60

(24 hour service)

Find out about call charges


Contact Leeds City Council to report flooding from smaller watercourses, brooks or streams.

Online

Report flooding

Phone

0113 222 4407 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

In an emergency or outside these hours: 0113 376 0499

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