Flood Warning Info - River Ehen at Egremont, Bleach Green, Ennerdale Mill, Bridge End, Vale View, Wood Bank, Rugby Club

Area Description

River Ehen at Egremont, Bleach Green, Ennerdale Mill, Bridge End, Vale View, Wood Bank and the Rugby Club.
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 08:27
River Ehen
While river levels have peaked and rainfall has eased, river levels remain high on the River Ehen due to recent persistent rainfall. River levels have been falling overnight but are forecast to rise again towards a second, lower peak around 3:00 PM this afternoon 29/10/2021. Areas that continue to be at risk are locations near the River Ehen, with low lying land expected to be most affected, particularly around properties adjacent to the River Ehen at Egremont, including the Bleach Green, Ennerdale Mill, Bridge End, Vale View, Wood Bank and Rugby Club areas. Avoid using low lying roads and footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses and do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. We will continue to monitor the forecast and update this message by 4:00 PM this afternoon, 29/10/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2021 21:03
River Ehen
Whilst river levels have peaked and rainfall has eased, river levels remain high on the River Ehen due to recent persistent heavy rainfall. Areas that continue to be at risk are locations near the River Ehen, with low lying land expected to be most affected, particularly around properties adjacent to the River Ehen at Egremont, including the Bleach Green, Ennerdale Mill, Bridge End, Vale View, Wood Bank and Rugby Club areas. 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 08:11
River Ehen
River levels remain high on the River Ehen due to recent persistent heavy rainfall. Flooding is forecast to affect locations near the River Ehen, with low lying land expected to be most affected, particularly around properties adjacent to the River Ehen at Egremont, including the Bleach Green, Ennerdale Mill, Bridge End, Vale View, Wood Bank and Rugby Club areas. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days. River levels are expected to remain high and the River Ehen is expected to peak around 13:00 PM. We will continue to monitor the forecast and re-issue this warning if necessary. Consider putting your flood plan into action. You should avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water. This message will be updated by 16:00 today 28/10/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2021 23:34
River Ehen
River levels are high on the River Ehen due to heavy rainfall. Flooding is forecast to affect locations near the River Ehen, with low lying land expected to be most affected, particularly around properties adjacent to the River Ehen at Egremont, including the Bleach Green, Ennerdale Mill, Bridge End, Vale View, Wood Bank and Rugby Club areas. Flooding is expected from 01:00 AM on 28/10/2021. Further rainfall is forecast overnight. River levels are expected to remain high. We will continue to monitor the forecast and re-issue this warning if necessary. Monitor local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action. You should avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water. This message will be updated by 08:00 AM on 28/10/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Nov 2017 00:54
River Ehen
Rain is expected to continue into the morning of Thursday 23 November. River levels remain high but are now starting to fall. The Environment Agency will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Nov 2017 13:00
River Ehen
Heavy rainfall overnight and this morning is forecast to continue through today and into the evening. River levels are rising and we forecast that the flood warning threshold will be reached at approximately 14:00 hours. River levels will continue to rise during the course of the day and are expected to peak during the evening. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Oct 2017 11:55
River Ehen
Heavy rain is currently falling in the West Lake catchment and river levels will continue to rise over the next few hours. The main area of concerns are properties and low lying areas around the River Ehen at Egremont. We are expecting the river to go through the flood warning threshold of 2.2 metres around 12:30pm today (Wednesday 11th October 2017) and the river will remain high until around 3pm. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing around this area. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and will update this message in due course.