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If you are in an area affected by flooding in Purley we recommend that you bookmark this page for easy future reference.   

Flooding in Purley on Thames

This page provides information available to the Parish Council regarding flooding in Purley on Thames.  We aim to update it as quickly as possible if there is a flood situation, but the latest position is always available by clicking on the Environment Agency links given below.

Firstly make sure you are signed up for free flood warnings:

To do this please follow this link: https://www.gov.uk/sign-up-for-flood-warnings?_ga=2.134436921.959965787.1577364932-1078050066.148668718

In the event of a Flood Warning, the notice boards outside the shop on Colyton Way, outside the Purley Park Social Club and at the end of Mapledurham Drive will display a Flood Warning notice:

Flood Warning Sign

You can check river levels upstream and downstream at Mapledurham Lock

Link to webpage for river levels at Mapledurham Lock

You can check flood status and predictions for Purley:

https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/target-area/061WAF23PrlyPang

(This only has information during a flood.)

Additional information:

A local resident has published river level information on his own website.   Residents of Purley may find this helpful so we have provided this link.  The Parish Council accepts no liability for the information or accuracy of the site.

How to contact your local flood warden.pdf

WBC flooding information booklet (large document, takes time to download)

List of potential suppliers of flood prevention equipment  Please note that the Parish Council makes no recommendation as to the adequacy or suitability of equipment offered. 

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