A response we can often hear from those we meet who discover what we do, is that they have no need for our products - because they live on a hill. The reality however is that flooding can happen at any time and in any location. Your risk of flooding may well be reduced if you live on a hill, but it will never be eliminated completely.
To understand this in more detail we take a closer look at the different sources of flooding and why they occur. It is worthwhile considering when reading these that an area can suffer from more than one source of flooding at any one time.
Sources of flooding