Flood Warning Info - River Derwent at Workington, Seaton Mill and Barepot

Area Description

Low lying roads, agricultural land, commercial and residential properties adjacent to the River Derwent including Glenfield Place, Meadow Edge, Workington Hall Mill, Hall Brow and Curwen Park.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

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

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 29 Oct 2021 08:31
River Derwent
Whilst river levels have peaked and rainfall has eased, river levels remain high on the River Derwent due to recent heavy rainfall. Areas that continue to be at risk include residential and commercial properties at Seaton Mill, Barepot, Hall Park, Hall Park View, Workington Police Station, Leisure Centre, Bowling Green and Cricket Club. We will continue to monitor levels closely. Avoid using low lying roads and footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses, do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. We will continue to monitor the forecast and update this message by 5:00 PM today 29/10/2021.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2021 21:03
River Derwent
Whilst river levels have peaked and rainfall has eased, river levels remain high on the River Derwent due to recent heavy rainfall. Areas that continue to be at risk include residential and commercial properties at Seaton Mill, Barepot, Hall Park, Hall Park View, Workington Police Station, Leisure Centre, Bowling Green and Cricket Club. We will continue to monitor levels closely. Avoid using low lying roads and footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses, do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. We will continue to monitor the forecast and update this message tomorrow 29/10/2021.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2021 10:02
River Derwent
River levels are high and forecast to rise further on the River Derwent due to heavy rainfall. Areas most at risk include residential and commercial properties at Seaton Mill, Barepot, Hall Park, Hall Park View, Workington Police Station, Leisure Centre, Bowling Green and Cricket Club. Flooding is possible from 11:30 AM on 28/10/2021. Further rainfall is forecast this morning but river levels are expected to start to fall slowly from early this afternoon. We will continue to monitor levels closely. Start acting on your flood plan if you have one. This message will be updated by 06:00 PM on 28/10/2021, or as the situation changes.