Flood Warning Info - Ullswater and River Eamont at Pooley Bridge, Ullswater Steamer Pier to B5320 Bridge

Area Description

Properties on the B5320 between Dunmallard Hill and the river, including the steamer pier.
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 30 Oct 2021 19:08
Ullswater, River Eamont
River and Lake Levels remain high at the Pooley Bridge river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Although they are slowly starting to fall, further rainfall expected tomorrow morning, Sunday 31/10/2021, will keep levels high. Consequently, flooding remains a risk. Flooding is expected to affect properties on the B5320 between Dunmallard Hill and the River Eamont, including the Steamer Pier. Please avoid using low lying roads and footpaths near the lake and rivers. This message will be updated tomorrow 31/10/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Oct 2021 10:18
Ullswater, River Eamont
River and Lake Levels remain high at the Pooley Bridge river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Further rain and showers are forecast today, Saturday 30/10/21, and tomorrow, so lake levels will be slow to fall. Consequently, flooding remains a risk. Flooding is expected to affect properties on the B5320 between Dunmallard Hill and the River Eamont, including the Steamer Pier. Please avoid using low lying roads and footpaths near the lake and rivers. This message will be updated later today 30/10/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Oct 2021 19:02
Ullswater, River Eamont
River and Lake levels remain high at the Pooley Bridge river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding remains a risk. Flooding is expected to affect properties on the B5320 between Dunmallard Hill and the River Eamont, including the Steamer Pier. We expect levels to remain high this evening 29/10/21, with some further rain forecast. Please avoid using low lying roads and footpaths near the lake and rivers. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 30/10/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Oct 2021 08:17
Ullswater, River Eamont
River and Lake levels remain high at the Pooley Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is possible. Flooding is expected to affect properties on the B5320 between Dunmallard Hill and the River Eamont, including the Steamer Pier. We expect levels to remain high today 29/10/21, with some further rain forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation and our staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying roads and footpaths near the lake and rivers. This message will be updated this afternoon by 16:00, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2021 17:29
Ullswater, River Eamont
River and Lake levels have risen at the Pooley Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is possible. Flooding is expected to affect properties on the B5320 between Dunmallard Hill and the River Eamont, including the Steamer Pier. We expect levels to peak this evening (28/10/21) and levels to remain high into tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying roads and footpaths near rivers. This message will be updated tomorrow (29/10/21), or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 17:07
Ullswater, River Eamont
River and Lake levels continue to remain high at the Steamer Pier Pooley Bridge river gauge as a result of recent persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, there remains a risk of flooding of property, roads and farmland. Properties on the B5320 between Dunmallard Hill and the River Eamont, including the Steamer Pier may also be affected. Tonight we are expecting between 20mm and 40mm of rainfall. This will cause river levels to rise tomorrow morning. We are continuing to closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated later tomorrow morning, 23/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 04:34
Ullswater, River Eamont
River and Lake levels have risen at the Steamer Pier Pooley Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected from 05:00 today, 22/02/20. properties on the B5320 between Dunmallard Hill and the River Eamont, including the Steamer Pier. We expect river levels to remain high until late on Saturday 22/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation.Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.