Welcome to the Bewdley Town Council Flood Information Page.

This page is designed to provide residents, business owners, and visitors with essential information on flood risks, prevention measures, and emergency protocols in Bewdley. Explore the sections for resources, flood maps, emergency contacts, and guidance on safeguarding your property.

Kindly note that Bewdley Town Council is only able to offer guidance by sign posting you to the relevant agencies that can provide you with assistance in the event of a flood. It’s important to note that we are not the agency responsible for flooding, and unfortunately, we are unable to provide direct assistance during such circumstances.

Bewdley Town Council are asking the local community to help during flooding incidents. To apply to become a community volunteer, please use our Contact Us page or find us on Facebook!

Find out how the Environment Agency’s Flood Warning Service helps save lives

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Flooding and flood alerts

For details of current Environment Agency flood warnings, warning codes and flood barrier deployment please see read the following;

Affected by flooding?

Call Floodline on 0845 988 1188 for advice if you have been affected by flooding.
Textphone: 0345 602 6340
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

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Stay informed – follow local information sources on social media.

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Flood warning codes

The flood warning service has three types of warnings that will help you prepare for flooding and take action. You can find out latest flood alerts and warnings in Bewdley here.

You can also sign up to receive alerts and warnings by email or text by signing up to the Environment Agency Flood Warning Service here.

Bewdley Flood Risk Map

This map helps you see where flooding could happen, so you can be prepared. Remember, it’s just a tool to give you a heads up about potential flood areas in Bewdley. Stay informed, stay safe!

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FLOOD ALERT

What it means

Flooding is possible. Be prepared.

When it’s used

Two hours to two days in advance of flooding.

What to do

  • Be prepared to act on your flood plan.
  • Prepare a flood kit of essential items.
  • Monitor local water levels and the flood forecast.
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FLOOD WARNING

What it means

Flooding is expected. Immediate action required.

When it’s used

Half an hour to one day in advance of flooding.

What to do

  • Move family, pets and valuables to a safe place.
  • Turn off gas, electricity and water supplies if safe to do so.
  • Put flood protection equipment in place.
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SEVERE FLOOD WARNING

What it means

Severe flooding. Danger to life.

When it’s used

When flooding poses a significant threat to life.

What to do

  • Stay in a safe place with a means of escape.
  • Be ready should you need to evacuate from your home.
  • Co-operate with the emergency services.
  • Call 999 if you are in immediate danger.
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Recent news articles

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Bewdley Left Bank Flood Risk Management Project Update 15th April – 19th April 2024

Posted on behalf of the Environment Agency. We have been working near Millside Court (Area 5) to lay pipe work in preparation for future Severn Trent utilities through the finished […]

Bewdley Left Bank Flood Risk Management Project Update 2nd April – 12th April 2024

The following update was provided by the Environment Agency We have been removing the top layer of the footway along Stourport Road and Kidderminster Road in preparation for the continuation […]

Reports, Advice and Help

Published DateDocument TitleDownload
Mon 13th Jun, 2022Bewdley Flood Action GuideDownload DownloadDownload
Mon 13th Nov, 2017Beales Corner Flooding Newsletter – November 2017Download DownloadDownload
Mon 13th Jun, 2022Riverside Ownership: Rights and ResponsibilitiesDownload DownloadDownload
Mon 13th Jun, 2022Prepare your property for floodingDownload DownloadDownload
Mon 13th Jun, 2022Personal Flood Plan TemplateDownload DownloadDownload
Mon 13th Jun, 2022What to do before, during and after a floodDownload DownloadDownload
Wed 1st Jul, 2020Environment Agency – Bewdley Briefing July 2020Download DownloadDownload
Mon 6th Jul, 2020Flood Defences Report – 06.07.2020Download DownloadDownload
Mon 11th Jan, 2021Flood Volunteer and Flood Defences Report 11.01.2021Download DownloadDownload
Tue 26th Jan, 2021EA – Initial Findings Report – Beales Corner 26/01/2021Download DownloadDownload