Flood

What is considered an Urban Flooding Emergency?

Urban Flooding is the inundation of land not normally wet by storm water and / or sea water causing direct damage to residential, commercial, educational, recreational, cultural and industrial buildings and property. This can also include damage to infrastructure, stock, equipment and facilities.

It is also the inundation of land not normally wet by storm water and / or sea water causing indirect losses due to disruption of economic activity, stress and anxiety, injury and death, polluted water supplies, and damage to wildlife habitats both in areas which are inundated and in areas which are isolated.