Flood Warning Info - River Erewash at Ilkeston

Area Description

River Erewash at Ilkeston.
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 15 Nov 2019 09:27
River Erewash
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Shipley Gate river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Illkeston including Station Street and Furnace Road. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 01:06
River Erewash
River levels are falling at the Pinxton river gauge. However, flooding of property could occur from approximately 17:30 on the evening of 14/11/2019. Areas most at risk are Ilkeston including Station Street and Furnace Road. Further light rainfall with isolated heavy showers is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until early this morning, 15/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and turn off gas, electricity and water. This message will be updated this morning, 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 16:27
River Erewash
River levels are rising at the Pinxton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property could occur from approximately 17:30 this evening, 14/11/2019. Areas most at risk are Illkeston including Station Street and Furnace Road. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until early tomorrow morning, 15/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and turn off gas, electricity and water. This message will be updated this evening, 14/11/2019, or as the situation changes.