Vale of White Horse District Council flooding update – LATEST INFORMATION

Tuesday 11 February 3pm

There continues to be a number of Environment Agency flood alerts and warnings in place across the county.  More rain is expected this week and properties near to land which is already saturated maybe at risk of flash flooding, so please keep checking the Environment Agency’s website (

 Residents in genuine need of sandbags can collect them from:

1.      Abingdon – the Abingdon Town Council offices at Old Abbey House, in Abbey Close (please note this new location)

2.      East Hanney – the British Legion

3.      Steventon – The Green

 flooding to roads and railway lines is continuing to cause extensive travel disruption throughout the South East and people are advised to check transport operator websites before travelling

road closures, particularly ones near our waste depot, are causing delays to our waste collection crews.  Some collections may be carried out later in the day than usual, even if your street is not closed or flooded. 

 Important telephone numbers and further information:

if you’re in a life threatening situation then please dial the emergency services on 999

if it is a none urgent call then please call the emergency service on 101

to report flooding from a sewer please call Thames Water on 0845 9200 800 or visit Thames Water’s Sewer Flooding page

If you are concerned about a vulnerable person please call the county council’s emergency duty team on 0800 833 408

keep an eye on Oxfordshire County Council and Environment Agency websites

follow the Twitter feeds from the district council and county council, and also by using #oxonflood.

 For more flooding advice and the latest information please visit or follow us on Twitter via @whitehorsedc.