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Last modified: 06 Apr 2021 11:22am

Flooding at Coes Ford 2019Emergencies can happen at any time, but with winter on the way and the added risk of storms, flooding and bad weather, now is a good time to check that you’re prepared.

Selwyn Gets Ready is a free Civil Defence alerting system offered by the Council, which sends text and email alerts to subscribed households in the event of an emergency such as wildfire, boil water notifications or if extreme weather is forecast.

Following an earthquake, the system will be used to communicate important safety information, as soon as communications networks are operating.

Sign up to Selwyn Gets Ready for free.