Brent has two main rivers, the River Brent and the Wealdstone Brook. The areas next to these rivers form part of a natural flood plain.
Out of the estimated 118,500 properties in Brent, approximately 1,390 are potentially at risk of flooding at least once every 100 years, and 2,000 properties are at risk of flooding once every 1,000 years.
Brent is also susceptible to flooding from different sources such as high intensity rainfall. The areas of flood risk tend to be located within the highway.
Brent has 27 critical drainage areas. Instances of sewer flooding are generally higher in the north of the borough than in the south.
Am I in a flood risk area?
To find out which flood zone your property is in, visit the Floor Risk Assessment map on the GOV.UK website and search using a place name or a postcode.