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Headbourne Worthy Parish Council

Emergency Plan

As a result of the flooding in early 2014, the Parish Council has been gathering learning points from residents, and is working on an Emergency Plan which should be consulted in the event of an emergency such as a flood.  Regular meetings are being held with Hampshire County Council to determine how flood water will be managed in the future.

Information about groundwater levels is monitored and is available at https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hampshire-groundwater.

The Environment Agency have advice on how to deal with Flooding from Groundwater.

Flood Alerts are available from the Environment Agency, and residents are encouraged to sign up at: https://www.fws.environment-agency.gov.uk/app/olr/register.

Hampshire County Council have also prepared advice on flooding

Residents whose properties have water running through or who have a water course on their boundary may be responsible for it.  More information is available on the Government website Owning a Watercourse and from Hampshire County Council on Ditch Maintenance.

The Parish Councils of Headbourne Worthy, Kings Worthy and Littleton have been working with HCC since 2014 to determine how to improve infrastructure to manage flood conditions better: