Serving the people of Belper


Belper and Milford Flood Plan and Flood Wardens

The Town Council is working with the Environment Agency to draft a Belper and Milford Flood Plan. The Council needs volunteers to assist with this and to train as volunteer Flood Wardens. If you are interested please contact the Town Clerk on 01773 822116 or by the 'contact us' email button alternatively please download the registration forms below complete and submit to the Town Clerk for processing.

Flooding in Belper and Milford

Belper and Milford are at risk of Flooding from both the River Derwent and the Coppice Brook and from surface water flooding.

You can see how the Environment Agency models the flood risk on the following flood risk maps.


Surface Water flooding

Fluvial flooding

Flood Risk Map


Surface Water flooding

Fluvial flooding

Flood Risk Map

Who does what?

The following table gives you guidance on who to contact


Service / Name

Contact Number

(Office Hours)

Contact Number


Out Of Hours)

Additional Information


(24/7 information & automated helpline)

0345 988 1188

0345 988 1188

Local Environment Agency Office

River Derwent Flooding/issues

0203 025 3167

(Ask for Flood Resilience Team)


0800 80 70 60

Ask for Derbyshire Flood Warning Duty Officer

Flood Resilience Team, Scarrington Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 5FU

Derbyshire County Council

(Coppice Brook flooding/issues, surface water and reservoir flooding, emergencies, & highway drain management)

Emergency planning team: 01629 538364

Highways & flood risk management team: 01629 538563

(General enquiries-

01629 533190).

Out-of-Hours 'Highways Hub' TEL – Police - 101

Emergency planning team may be in their office out of hours during an incident: 01629 538364

'Call Derbyshire' service

01629 533190.

Derbyshire County Council,

County Hall,

DE4 3AG.

Amber Valley Borough Council

(sandbags, flood recovery, & highway drain cleaning contractors)

General enquiries-

01773 570222

Emergencies only – 01773 8411414

Amber Valley Borough Council, Town Hall, Ripley, DE5 3BT.

Derbyshire Constabulary



Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service


01773 305305


(01733 305305 number automatically diverts to 999)

HQ: Butterley Hall, Ripley, Derby, DE5 3RS

Severn Trent Water

Supply issues -
0800 783 4444 (24/7)

Emergencies –

0800 783 4444 (24hrs)

Severn Trent Water Ltd., Raynesway, Derby, DE21 7JA

Western Power (power cut info & report issues)



National Flood Forum

01299 403055

No out-of-hours service

Independent advice on all matters related to flooding

Useful Local Information

BBC Radio Derby – FM 104.5 / 95.3 MHz. 01332 361 111.

County Council Rest Centre if opened will be located in a public building nearby such as a local school, community centre or leisure centre, dependent on the incident. This will be well advertised at the time via all media, social media, and flood warnings

Peak FM - FM 102.0 / 107.4 MHz. 0

More information

Read more about flooding, check the forecast or sign up for free flood warnings. or 0345 988 1188

  • 'Sandbags and how to use them' – from the Environment Agency

  • 'Ready for Flooding' - information and advice for before, during and after a flood, including links to National Flood Forum support

  • 'Before, during and After a Flood' – from the Environment Agency.

Last updated: Mon, 22 Aug 2022 13:27