Before a flood

Before a flood:

  • Find out from your distirct council if your LIM report for your home or business indicates a risk from flooding
  • If there is a risk, know where the closest high ground is and how to get there
  • Make an emergency plan! Go here(external link) to put one together.
  • Have a conversation with family, friends, work and/or school about what will happen if you are stuck due to flooding. 
  • If farming, know which paddocks are safe to move livestock away from floodwaters, landslides and power lines.
  • Think about what to do with your pets and livestock if you have to evacuate
  • Look at how you can reduce the risk of future flooding to your home or business
  • Check your insurance policy to ensure you have sufficient cover.