Contact Floodline on 0345 988 1188
- to hear live flood warning messages for your local area
- sign up to receive flood warning messages direct to your
- or speak to an operator to receive further advice and
- report flooding in an emergency
For media enquiries please contact 01786 45 25 65.
Out of hours media contact details
Please call 01698 839028, which connects you to SEPA's 24 hour
communication centre. Please do not call any other number as this
is the quickest and most reliable route for contacting us
Outside normal office hours, SEPA's Communications team will
respond to requests for information about flooding and other
environmental emergencies. We will not contact staff who are not
on-call to ask for information about routine business. The duty
officer will try to respond to your call within 30 minutes.
However, allow two hours before calling again.
Our normal office hours are 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Affected by flooding? Send us your photos
Have you been affected by recent flooding? You
can help us to raise awareness of the impacts of flooding by
sharing your experiences and help others to prepare for flooding in
Send us your photos showing how flooding had
an impact on your life. You may have been affected by travel
disruption, damage to property or involved with clean up
We know that a number of areas have been badly
affected from flooding in recent months. If you have experienced
flooding in Dumfries & Galloway, Ayrshire, the Scottish
Borders, Oban or Orkney, we are particularly interested to hear
Sending your photo
Email your photo to firstname.lastname@example.org
Tell us where the photo was taken
Tell us when you took the photo (date and time if possible)
Send us a short paragraph describing your experience (optional)
Please don’t send us photos over 10mb
The most important thing to do when it floods
is to keep safe. Don’t put yourself or others in danger, take any
unnecessary risks or infringe any laws.
Terms and Conditions
Submitting your image is an acceptance of the
following terms and conditions.
In contributing to SEPA you agree to grant us
a royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to publish and otherwise use
the material for campaign purposes and to help inform our flooding
You still own the copyright to everything you
contribute to SEPA and if,we use your image we will try to publish
your name alongside it where appropriate.