During a flood

When a Flood Warning is issued, there are a few things you can do to protect your family and property:

  • Never drive, ride or walk through floodwater
  • Stack possessions, records, stock or equipment on benches and tables, placing electrical items on top
  • Secure objects that are likely to float and cause damage
  • Relocate waste containers, chemicals and poisons well above floor level
  • Activate your Home or Business FloodSafe Plan
  • Keep listening to your local radio station for information, updates and advice
  • Keep in contact with your neighbours
  • Be prepared to evacuate if advised by emergency services
  • Act early as roads may become congested or close

Download the During a Flood Fact sheet (2.2 MB)

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