Fill in the details below to submit a report about property flooding.
Find the Property you are filling in this report for
If you can't find the address you are looking for you could try a different search term.
Alternatively you can submit your report using the paper form (pdf)
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The location of the property selected means that your record will be submitted to the following organisations in the first instance:
You need to tick at least one property type
Please select unknown if you are not sure
You need to select at least one area that was flooded
Those who are vulnerable will vary but include:
Please do not include any personal information such as names or contact details here
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We need to know if you are still flooded so please select the appropriate option
Please note, we need you to select at least one of the options below.
You need to select at least one flooding cause / source
Please note, we need an email address if you want to receive a PDF copy of your report.
You told us that the residents of the affected property were forced to leave as a result of the flooding. You may choose to provide a set of additional contact details to assist responders trying to help people return to the property.
This application is administered by Dorset Council (under the GeoWessex partnership) and as such we are data processors. The data controllers for this record are the individual Lead Local Flood Authorities (LLFA) and risk managers such as the Environment Agency (EA) or utility companies.
The website collects property / location data on flooding to allow authorities to undertake their legal duties. The answers you give regarding the location and source of flooding are used to ensure that your report reaches the correct authority.
Personal data is collected to allow the system to manage your record. Contact details may be used by the relevant authorities to discuss your report.
The system will not keep contact information or comments and media containing personal data for longer than 7 years unless by agreement with you and where a reason can be provided for the extension request. Personal data may be removed in advance of this by the relevant record lead. You will be notified once your record can no longer be edited unless re-activated by a registered user.
Data submitted on the website is shared between Lead Local Flood Authorities, the Environment Agency, emergency services and other organisations who need the data to assist them with analysis, planning or emergency response to flooding. It may be used to plan future flood defence schemes and to inform the public about whether there is a risk of flooding in an area. All non-personal data is also subject to Freedom of Information and Environmental Information Requests as set out in the relevant regulations.
The full privacy notice for this site can be found at https://swim.geowessex.com/uk/PrivacyNotice.
Where data controllers and organisations have provided an additional privacy notice you can find the details using the link below this statement.
We use email as the primary method of communication relating to processing of your report. You will be sent details of how to access and update your record via an email from firstname.lastname@example.org. Should you wish to prevent further communication you should update your record and remove the email address.
By accepting this agreement, you confirm that you understand that your email address will be used to keep in touch regarding your submission.
For more information On how the flood risk authorities may use your personal data In connection With this report please click here.
Dorset Council is defined as a Lead Local Flood Authority under the Flood and Water Management Act of 2010. We collect data via FORT to inform and trigger flood investigations, record and consider grant applications, provide justification for flood defence schemes and to better inform planning policy and development control.
We (or those contracted by us for the purposes of undertaking our statutory obligations) may download and keep a copy of personal data submitted via the FORT website to use within our (or their) standard working practices. We (or those under contract to us) will only use personal data to contact you for the purposes of managing FORT reports, community engagement (regarding management of local flood risk in accordance with our Local Flood Risk Management Strategy) and for undertaking our statutory duties under the Land Drainage Act 1991 and Flood & Water Management Act 2010. Likewise, we may share personal data with other organisations to enable them to meet statutory duties relevant to that authority and management of flood risk, including its impacts and causes.
Contact information will be removed from FORT and any corresponding records in accordance with the Data Protection policies set by GeoWessex who own and maintain this system.
Dorset Council is considered a data controller for the purposes of Data Protection legislation. Enquiries regarding personal information and contact data held against records in the Dorset area can be sent to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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