Flood Alert Info - River Ditton catchment including areas around Huyton-with-Roby and Widnes

Area Description

The Ditton catchment includes, Ditton, Logwood Mill, Fox's Bank, Dog Clog, Stewards, and Netherley Brooks and their tributaries. Also including the areas around Huyton, Widnes and Penketh.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 31 Jul 2019 14:25
River Ditton
River levels are high and expected to rise at the Causey Bridge river gauge on 31/07/2019. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for low lying land and roads around Ditton, Logwood Mill, Fox's Bank, Dog Clog, Stewards, and Netherley Brooks and their tributaries. Further rainfall is forecast throughout the rest of the day. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further flood alerts if necessary. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Jul 2019 08:50
River Ditton
River levels are rising at the Causey Bridge river gauge on 31/07/2019. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for low lying land and roads around Ditton, Logwood Mill, Fox's Bank, Dog Clog, Stewards, and Netherley Brooks and their tributaries. Further rainfall is forecast throughout the rest of the day. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further flood alerts if necessary. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jun 2019 13:22
River Ditton
River levels at the Causey Bridge river gauge remain high as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land, roads and farmland is possible throughout today and into tomorrow, 13/06/19. We are not expecting to issue Flood Warnings at present. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for low lying land and roads around Ditton, Logwood Mill, Fox's Bank, Dog Clog, Stewards, and Netherley Brooks and their tributaries. Rainfall will be easing throughout today but further heavy showers will affect the area this evening and into tomorrow morning. We expect river levels to remain high for the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further updates as necessary. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, 12/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jun 2019 21:56
River Ditton
River levels are forecast to rise at the Causey Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land, roads and farmland is possible between 1am tomorrow morning through to tomorrow evening, 12/06/19. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for low lying land and roads around Ditton, Logwood Mill, Fox's Bank, Dog Clog, Stewards, and Netherley Brooks and their tributaries. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to peak around Midday on 12/06/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further updates as necessary. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 12/06/19, or as the situation changes.