Flood Alert Info - River Ecclesbourne in Derbyshire

Area Description

River Ecclesbourne in Derbyshire.
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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Flood Alert History

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2020 21:34
River Ecclesbourne
River levels are rising at the Duffield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible to begin from tomorrow morning, Tuesday 10/03/20. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Ecclesbourne around Duffield. Heavy persistent rainfall is forecast to continue until tomorrow afternoon, 10/03/20. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow night, 10/03/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 10/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2020 16:11
River Ecclesbourne
River levels are forecast to rise at the Duffield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible to begin from tomorrow morning, 10/03/20. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Ecclesbourne around Duffield. Heavy persistent rainfall is forecast to continue until tomorrow afternoon, 10/03/20. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow night, 10/03/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 10/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 05:00
River Ecclesbourne
River levels are forecast to rise at the Duffield river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Ecclesbourne around Duffield. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to begin rising around 5am on 23/02/2020. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, 23/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 18:29
River Ecclesbourne
River levels are forecast to rise at the Duffield river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Ecclesbourne around Duffield. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to begin rising around 5am on 23/02/2020. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated the morning of 23/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 19:49
River Ecclesbourne
River levels are high but are beginning to fall at Duffield river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Ecclesbourne around Duffield. The heaviest of the rain has fallen, however further light rainfall is forecast for the next 48 hours. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and patrolling watercourses and communities. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 07:52
River Ecclesbourne
River levels are forecast to rise at Duffield river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Ecclesbourne around Duffield. The heaviest of the rain has fallen, but further showers are forecast throughout the today, Sunday 16/02/2020. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today and tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and patrolling watercourses and communities. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated this afternoon, 16/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 17:49
River Ecclesbourne
River levels are forecast to rise at the Duffield river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from late tomorrow morning, 16/02/2020. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Ecclesbourne around Duffield. The heaviest of the rain is expected to fall between 21:00 this evening, 15/02/2020, and 06:00 tomorrow morning, 16/02/2020. We expect river levels to remain high throughout tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and patrolling watercourses and communities. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 17:35
River Ecclesbourne
River levels are high but steady at the Duffield river gauge as a result of today’s heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland will continue overnight but river levels may begin to fall tomorrow morning, 10/02/2020. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Ecclesbourne around Duffield. Further more isolated rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 10/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 09:43
River Ecclesbourne
River levels continue to rise at the Duffield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Heavy rainfall is forecast throughout Sunday 09/02/2020. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this morning, 09/02/2020. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Ecclesbourne around Duffield. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated this afternoon, 09/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2020 17:28
River Ecclesbourne
River levels are forecast to rise at the Duffield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Heavy rainfall is forecast overnight Saturday 08/02/20 into, and throughout Sunday 09/02/20. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible to begin tomorrow morning, 09/02/2020. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Ecclesbourne around Duffield. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 09/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 00:11
River Ecclesbourne
River levels are falling at the Duffield river gauge. However, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Ecclesbourne around Duffield. Further light rainfall with isolated heavy showers is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue to fall overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded, and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 16:44
River Ecclesbourne
River levels are rising at the Duffield river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected from 18:00 this evening, 14/11/2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Ecclesbourne around Duffield. 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 avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 05:32
River Ecclesbourne
River levels are rising at the Duffield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Ecclesbourne around Duffield. Further heavy rainfall is forecast from Monday onwards. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. 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, 11/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 17:51
River Ecclesbourne
River levels are forecast to rise at the Duffield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Ecclesbourne around Duffield. We expect river levels to begin rising at 01:00 am on 11/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. 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 tomorrow morning, 11/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 11:27
River Ecclesbourne
This Flood Alert has been removed.  River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk.  The Flood Warning for the area has now been removed. However, a Flood Alert remains in force for the wider area, so flooding may still affect roads and low lying land.    We continue to monitor the situation.  Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area.  Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 02:01
River Ecclesbourne
River levels are rising at the Duffield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to begin this afternoon, 26/10/2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Ecclesbourne around Duffield. Rainfall is forecast to continue until this afternoon. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the day. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 26/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 15:54
River Ecclesbourne
River levels have risen at the Duffield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible to begin around 8am tomorrow morning, 26/10/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Ecclesbourne around Duffield. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 tomorrow morning, 26/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jul 2019 11:28
River Ecclesbourne
"River levels are rising at the Duffield river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible to begin around 16:00 today. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Ecclesbourne around Duffield. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high into Monday 28/7/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 28/7/19, or as the situation changes."


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2019 17:20
River Ecclesbourne
"River levels are forecast to rise on the River Ecclesbourne as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible overnight , 05/03/2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Ecclesbourne around Duffield Heavy rainfall is forecast for the area this evening, and into the early hours of Wednesday morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 06/03/19, or as the situation changes.