Wet weather and flooding

Christchurch is a very flat area and extended or heavy rainfall can cause parts of the city to flood.

When to get in touch with us

Surface flooding can look alarming but our stormwater network is designed to cope with heavy rain.

How we respond

How the Christchurch City Council responds to wet weather and flooding events.

What you can do

What you can do before and during a wet weather or flooding event.

Your questions answered

Answers to our most frequently-asked questions about wet weather and flooding.

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