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5 Alternative Flood Warnings

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Find out how you can get additional or alternative flood warnings for you and your property, to increase your resilience and give you more time to implement your flood plan.

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Traditional Vs. Modern: How to protect your building

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Getting the correct property level protection is essential for improving your flood resilience. Traditional buildings often require different measures to modern buildings, with different factors to consider. This handy guide helps to identify the key differences and the step you can take in order to best protect you and your home.

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Community flood schemes

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Community flood schemes are a great way of increasing a communities flood resilience as schemes can be as big or as small as needed with many solutions available to suit a communities needs. To find out more take a look at our infographic.

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How to make a Flood Plan

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If you are in a flood risk area you should have a flood plan for your household, business and community. This infographic gives some helpful tips on what should be included in a flood plan as well as Newground's household flood plan template to start planning today!

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Flood resilience grants explained

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Following the December 2015 floods the government has provided grants of up to £5000 for affected properties, intended to improve properties resistance and resilience to flooding. Find out who's eligible, how to apply and what you could apply for.

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Autumn leaves and flooding

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In the autumn months leaves blocking drains can be a major flood risk. As part of our winter ready series, find out how you can help to reduce flood risk in your community by taking a little time to clear fallen leaves.

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Preparing for a flood

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Preparation is essential to increasing you and your property’s flood resilience and there are some simple steps that you can take to prepare yourself for a flood. From understanding your flood risk to knowing how to respond when flooding is imminent, this infographic gives you an overview of the steps that you can take.

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