Contact in an emergency

WhoNumberWhen to call
Emergency services999in an emergency
Police non-emergency101to report non emergency incidents
Council switchboard01727-866100for council related matters
Out of hours service01727-811155for council related matters in an emergency out of regular council opening times

Routine contact

The council’s Emergency Planning and Community Resilience Officer may be contacted during normal office hours by telephone:  01727 866100 or by email at

Other Useful Contacts

Power cuts - 0800 783 8838 
Register for priority need 
Leak spotters - 0800 376 5325 
Sewerage emergencies - 0800 3169800 
National gas emergency - service(24 hour) 0800 111999 
Weather forecast
Environment Agency
Council service updates 

Business continuity institure

Hertfordshire County Council - resilience matters

For council staff - please use /emergencies/101staff if you cannot access the Council network

Date of last review: 27 November 2015