Page last updated at 16:31 GMT, Monday, 23 November 2009
Flooding: At-Risk list published
Flooding in Pershore - July 2007.
Flooding in Pershore - July 2007.

Nearly 18,000 homes across Herefordshire and Worcestershire are 'at risk' from surface flooding according to DEFRA.

Local authorities are being told to manage surface water better, to help protect people's homes.

According to the figures, Hereford city has the most properties at risk with a total of more than 2,000.

Across Worcestershire, 14,700 homes are at risk, with the figure for Herefordshire standing at 3,100.

Number of 'at risk' properties by area

Source: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).

Hereford: 2,200

Bromsgrove: 1,600

Redditch: 1,300

Kidderminster: 1,300

Droitwich: 730

Stourport: 350

Flooding in Hereford - July 2007.
Flooding in Hereford - July 2007.

Tenbury Wells: 300

Wellington (nr Hereford): 280

Bewdley: 270

Leominster: 190

Sedgeberrow: 180

Catshill: 170

Hagley: 160

Kington: 150

Alvechurch: 120

Whitchurch: 100

Belbroughton: 90

Pershore: 90

Summerfield (nr Kidderminster): 80

Flooding in Droitwich - July 2007.
Flooding in Droitwich - July 2007.

Presteigne: 80

Bromyard: 70

Broadway: 60

South Littleton: 60

Fernhill Heath: 50

Blakedown: 50

Wickhamford: 40

Upton-upon-Severn: 40

Harvington: 30

Bretforten: 30

Hartlebury: 30

Hampton Lovett: 30

Floods in Upton-upon-Severn - July 2007.
Floods in Upton-upon-Severn - July 2007.

Callow End: 20

Childswickham: 20

Wolverley: 20

Madley: 10

Eckington: 10

Leintwardine: 10

Pinvin: 10

Withington: 10

Less than ten - Grimes Hill; Fladbury; Norton; Ryall; Welland; Kings Thorn; Bredon; Honeybourne; Shobdon; Cookley; Hallow; Holly Cross; Lugwardine; Bartestree




ELSEWHERE ON THE WEB

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific