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Surface Water Drainage and Flooding

Hampshire Highways routinely maintains Hampshire’s 60,000 gullies and 4,600 catchpits as well as carrying out a continued programme of improvements to highway surface water drainage systems to make Hampshire more resilient to the effects of extreme weather. Please see below some useful contacts:

If you believe the flooding is from a main river contact the Environment Agency at: or phone 0800 80 70 60.

Urgent issues on the public highway can be reported to the County Council via during office hours and via 101 outside office hours.

Surface water flooding on the highway can also be reported direct to Hampshire County Council at

For other incidents of flooding please report these at:

Flood prevention guidance on reducing the risks and impacts of flooding is available at:

Advice from Hampshire County Council and the Environment Agency on managing the risk of flooding is available at:

Advice on how householders can be prepared:

To sign up for flood alerts visit: