Environment Agency Contact Number: 03708 506 506

Phone the Environment Agency by dialling their general enquiries contact number 03708 506 506 for the latest conservation job roles, to report damage to local wildlife and to notify them of flooding.

The Environment Agency is run by the UK government to protect local wildlife as well as preventing disasters such as flooding through active maintenance of river banks and via building regulations which stipulate against building on floodplains. You can phone the Environment Agency by calling their national contact number 03708 506 506 to apply for job roles to aid the conservation of your local area, to report an incident such as a chemical spill and to notify them of illegal fly-tipping in your area. The government body is also responsible for administering environmental permits therefore if you represent a business which requires these legal documents you can call this helpline to apply for an exemption. Similarly the Environment Agency is the main issuing body for rod fishing licences in the UK therefore you should call this number to apply for a licence otherwise you may have to pay a substantial fine.

Calls to the Environment Agency via their UK contact number 03708 506 506 are charged at identical rates as 01 and 02 area code numbers. This means that if you have free inclusive minutes remaining on your landline or mobile tariff you can use these to essentially call the Environment Agency for free, otherwise you will have to pay a per-minute rate to your provider as well as a nominal per-call access charge.


Emergency floodline – 0345 988 1188

Phone the Environment Agency on their emergency floodline contact number 0345 988 1188 to report flooding in your local area and for advice on whether you should evacuate your property in the event of heavy rainfall. Disasters such as flooding can be quick to strike therefore calling them as quickly as possible will help them to plan their emergency response and to direct rescuers to the most vulnerable citizens in your local area. This service is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week so do not hesitate calling them once you are safe during a flood even at night.


All contact numbers for the UK Environment Agency

Department Environment Agency phone number
General enquiries 03708 506 506
Call the Environment Agency from overseas +44 114 282 5312
Emergency floodline 0345 988 1188
Report environmental incidents 0800 80 70 60


Write to the Environment Agency

The Environment Agency accepts written enquiries so you may write letters to their customer contact centre address provided below, here you can also make complaints about a poor response to flooding and to voice your dissatisfaction about plans to build houses on floodplains which may compromise the safety of your locality.

National Customer Contact Centre,
Environment Agency,
PO Box 544,
S60 1BY,
United Kingdom.