Flooding

Sheffield is at risk of flooding from:

  • Large rivers (such as the River Don and River Sheaf)
  • Small rivers (such as the Porter Brook, Blackburn Brook)
  • Ordinary watercourses; public sewers, road drains
  • Surface water (run-off)

The Environment Agency provide flood alerts and warnings for Sheffield and the rest of the UK.

Your Property and Flooding

Find out more about what you can do to protect yourself and your property from any potential flood damage and find out if you live in an area that is at risk from flooding on the Environment Agency’s Flood Warnings page.

The Environment Agency has information on preparing for a flood, including writing a flood plan and checking if your property is at risk of flooding.

In the event of a flood please see our pages on flood reporting and management.  We will also provide updates via social media and news channels in conjunction with partner organisations.