What do I do if there is a flood?

Flood emergency information

If flooding is a concern, up to date information about the weather and river heights is available from the Bureau of Meteorology.

The State Emergency Service (SES) is the lead agency in the event of flood or storm damage

Anyone needing emergency help due to flooding can contact the SES for help on 132 500. For life threatening emergencies call triple zero. 

What do I do if there is threat of flooding in my area?

View the SES NSW Community FloodSafe Guides for NSW to find out more or visit the Flood Safe website.

Listen to official emergency broadcaster ABC Riverina for regular updates on developing situations.

Follow advice and directions from emergency services personnel.

For Council information such as road closures etc, follow the City of Wagga Wagga on Twitter or Facebook.

What do I do if there has been a flood in my area?

Emergencies by their very nature are disruptive and can be very stressful.

The documents and links below provide useful information on how to deal with flooding
in your area.

A guide to getting your insurance claim paid - Fact Sheet by Legal Aid NSW (287KB)

A guide to getting your insurance claim paid - Booklet by Legal Aid NSW (1.45MB)

Community Services Information Sheet (79KB)

Flood Clean Up - Red Cross (273KB)

Health Information (216KB)

Natural Distaster Assistance Schemes (169KB)

Natural disaster recovery assistance for primary producers