Agency plan a roadshow to show advice Fenland residents on flooding preparations

PEOPLE living and working in a Fenland town are being invited to find out how to be better prepared for flooding. The Environment Agency s Floodline trailer will be in Wisbech Market Place between 9am and 4.30pm on Thursday, 25 February and Friday, 26 Feb

PEOPLE living and working in a Fenland town are being invited to find out how to be better prepared for flooding.

The Environment Agency's Floodline trailer will be in Wisbech Market Place between 9am and 4.30pm on Thursday, 25 February and Friday, 26 February.

Members of the Environment Agency's Flood Incident Management Team will be at the roadshows. They will advise people of the simple steps they can take to become better prepared for flooding. Free personal flood plans will be available for visitors to complete with help from experienced Environment Agency staff.

Visitors will be able to ask questions and find out what action to take if they receive a flood warning.

Jim Marshall, Flood Incident Management Team Leader at the Environment Agency, said: "It is vital people know what action they can take to protect themselves during a flood. The flood defence works being done in Wisbech will help to protect the town but no defence can stop flooding ever happening."

Staff from the Wisbech Flood Alleviation scheme will also be on hand at times throughout both days to answer questions about the current flood defence improvement works being carried out in the town