On the MKCC Website you will find useful information to help you prepare for floods if you live near a watercourse and what to do if there is a flood. https://www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/highways/road-gullies-and-flooding/flooding
How flooding in MK is managed or prevented, visit the Flood and Water Management section.
In the detail there is a handy 5-step guide – What to do in a Flood Emergency
For information about flooding on a road or footway including how to report a blocked road gully,
visit our page on Gullies and flooding on the highway.
In the detail there is a useful factsheet for Riparian Owners – Watercourse Management
Flooding – Minimising the Risk
If you would like to explore further – The Environment Agency has published an interesting document:-