Business flood advice

Before a flood

Before a flood is forecast, there are actions you can take to better protect your business.

The following advice is aimed at businesses but you can also read our general before a flood advice.

  • If your premises are at risk from flooding, a risk assessment should have already been carried out. Find out if your business premises are in an at-risk area
  • If possible, remove equipment and food stock from any area in danger of flooding.
  • If you cannot move food out of areas at risk of flooding, you can put all opened goods in airtight containers to prevent the food from becoming damp, mouldy and possibly unfit to eat if it floods.
  • View information about sandbags and other flood protection products.