An interactive guide to reducing flood risk

The frequency and severity of flooding in the UK has increased significantly over the past decade, with the potential to cause widespread damage and distress.

According to the Environment Agency, one in six properties in the UK is now at risk of flooding. While it may not be possible to completely flood-proof a building, by staying on top of maintenance and adopting some building design changes, it is possible to reduce the damage.

This interactive guide demonstrates the primary measures that can be taken to help protect buildings against flood damage.