Flood Warning Info - Groundwater flooding for the Hooke

Area Description

Groundwater flooding for Toller Whelme, Hooke, Higher Kingcombe, Lower Kingcombe and Toller Porcorum.
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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 28 Feb 2020 11:03
Groundwater
The groundwater level in the Dickley Down borehole peaked at 168.6m AOD. It is currently at 162.2m AOD and falling steadily. Residents are still advised to ensure property resilience measures remain in place and that pumps are working where they have been installed. Residents may experience problems flushing toilets and have issues with septic tanks. Further unsettled conditions and moderate rainfall is forecast by the Met Office throughout this weekend and into Tuesday 03/03/20, so we may expect levels in the borehole to start to rise slowly again. Some borehole information can be found at https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/river-and-sea-levels. We continue to monitor the groundwater situation carefully and will update this message on Tuesday 03/03/20 or as the situation requires.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 10:28
Groundwater
The groundwater level in the Dickley Down borehole peaked at 168.6m AOD. It is currently at 162.9m AOD and falling steadily. Residents are still advised to ensure property resilience measures remain in place and that pumps are working where they have been installed. Residents may experience problems flushing toilets and have issues with septic tanks. Further unsettled conditions and moderate rainfall is forecast by the Met Office throughout this week to Friday 28/02/20, we could expect levels in the borehole to start to rise slowly again. Some borehole information can be found at https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/river-and-sea-levels. We continue to monitor the groundwater situation carefully and will update this message on Friday 28/02/2020 or as the situation requires.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 13:12
Groundwater
The groundwater level in the Dickley Down borehole peaked at 168.6m AOD. It is currently at 163.9m AOD and falling steadily. We believe a possibility of flooding still exists for Toller Whelme, Hooke, Higher Kingcombe, Lower Kingcombe and Toller Porcorum. Residents are still advised to ensure property resilience measures remain in place and that pumps are working where they have been installed. Residents may experience problems flushing toilets and have issues with septic tanks. Further unsettled conditions and moderate rainfall is forecast by the Met Office throughout this week to Friday 28/02/20, so we could expect levels in the borehole to start to rise slowly again. Some borehole information can be found at https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/river-and-sea-levels. We continue to monitor the groundwater situation carefully and will update this message on Wednesday 26/02/2020 or as the situation requires.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Feb 2020 11:38
Groundwater
The groundwater level in the Dickley Down borehole peaked at 168.6m AOD. It is currently at 163.9m AOD and falling steadily. We believe there exists a possibility of flooding for Toller Whelme, Hooke, Higher Kingcombe, Lower Kingcombe and Toller Porcorum. Residents continue to be advised to prepare property flood resilience measures and ensure that pumps are working where they have been installed. Residents may experience problems flushing toilets and have issues with septic tanks. Unsettled conditions and moderate rainfall is forecast by the Met Office over this coming week therefore, we may see levels in the Dickley Down borehole start to rise slowly again. Some borehole information can be found at https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/river-and-sea-levels. We continue to monitor the groundwater situation carefully and will update this message on Monday 24/02/2020 or as the situation requires.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 16:04
Groundwater
The groundwater level in the Dickley Down borehole peaked at 168.6m AOD. It is currently at 164.4m AOD and falling steadily. We believe there exists a possibility of flooding for Toller Whelme, Hooke, Higher Kingcombe, Lower Kingcombe and Toller Porcorum. Residents continue to be advised to prepare property flood resilience measures and ensure that pumps are working where they have been installed. Residents may experience problems flushing toilets and have issues with septic tanks. Unsettled conditions and moderate rainfall is forecast by the Met Office over this coming weekend and into Monday 24/02/20 therefore, we may see the rate of fall in groundwater levels slow or perhaps start to rise slowly again. Some borehole information can be found at https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/river-and-sea-levels. We continue to monitor the groundwater situation carefully and will update this message on Sunday 23/02/2020 or as the situation requires.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2020 13:31
Groundwater
The groundwater level in the Dickley Down borehole peaked at 168.6m AOD. It is currently at 165.4m AOD and falling steadily. We believe there exists a possibility of flooding for Toller Whelme, Hooke, Higher Kingcombe, Lower Kingcombe and Toller Porcorum. Residents continue to be advised to prepare property flood resilience measures and ensure that pumps are working where they have been installed. Residents may experience problems flushing toilets and have issues with septic tanks. Unsettled conditions and moderate rainfall is forecast by the Met Office over this coming weekend and into Monday 24/02/20 therefore, we may see the rate of fall in groundwater levels slow or perhaps start to rise slowly again. Some borehole information can be found at https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/river-and-sea-levels. We continue to monitor the groundwater situation carefully and will update this message on Saturday 22/02/2020 or as the situation requires.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 13:43
Groundwater
The groundwater levels in the Dickley Down borehole peaked at 168.6mAOD. They are currently at 166.4 mAOD and falling steadily. We believe there remains a possibility of flooding for Toller Whelme, Hooke, Higher Kingcombe, Lower Kingcombe and Toller Porcorum. Residents are continued to be advised to prepare property flood resilience measures and ensure that pumps are working where they have been installed. Residents may experience problems flushing toilets and have issues with septic tanks. The Met Office forecast over the next few days is for continuing unsettled conditions, so we may expect the reduction in groundwater levels to slow or start to rise again as further rainfall is forecast. Some borehole information can be found at https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/river-and-sea-levels. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message on Friday, 21/02/2020.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 11:25
Groundwater
The groundwater levels in the Dickley Down borehole are currently at 167.2 mAOD and are falling. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Toller Whelme, Hooke, Higher Kingcombe, Lower Kingcombe and Toller Porcorum. Residents are continued to be advised to prepare property flood resilience measures and ensure that pumps are working where they have been installed. The Met Office forecast over the next few days is for more rainfall, so we expect groundwater levels to potentially rise again. Some borehole information can be found at https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/river-and-sea-levels. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message on Thursday, 20/02/2020.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 12:43
Groundwater
The groundwater levels in the Dickley Down borehole are currently at 168.2 mAOD and are falling following an 8m rise at this borehole. Residents are continued to be advised to prepare property resilience measures and ensure that pumps are working where they have been installed. The Met Office forecast over the next few days is for more rainfall, so we expect groundwater levels to potentially rise again.. We are closely monitoring the groundwater situation. Some borehole information can be found at https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/river-and-sea-levels. This message will be updated on Wednesday, 19/02/2020.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 14:40
Groundwater
The groundwater levels in the Dickley Down borehole are currently at 164.5mAOD and rising, due to the persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Dennis. There has been 38mm of rainfall recorded at the Telegraph Hill rain gauge over the last 24hours. Residents are advised to prepare property resilience measures and ensure that pumps are working where they have been installed. The Met Office forecast over the next few days is for brighter spells with some showers. We are closely monitoring the groundwater situation. Some borehole information can be found at https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/river-and-sea-levels. This message will be updated 17/02/2020.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Dec 2019 15:42
Groundwater
Groundwater levels in West Dorset remain high. The groundwater levels in the borehole at Dickley Down have reached 163.593 mAOD on 31/12/19 and are falling slightly. Although the weather has been dry, we would expect levels to remain high. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Toller Whelme, Hooke, Higher Kingcombe, Lower Kingcombe and Toller Porcorum. We are closely monitoring the groundwater situation. This message will be updated as the situation develops. Some borehole information can be found at https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/river-and-sea-levels.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2019 15:26
Groundwater
Groundwater levels in West Dorset remain high. The groundwater levels have risen in the Dickley Down Borehole, it is now at 164.945mAOD and falling slightly. A period of settled weather is expected and we would expect to see levels remaining high. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Toller Whelme, Hooke, Higher Kingcombe, Lower Kingcombe and Toller Porcorum We are closely monitoring the groundwater situation. This message will be updated as the situation develops. Some borehole information can be found at https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/river-and-sea-levels.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Dec 2019 09:17
Groundwater
Groundwater levels in West Dorset remain high. The groundwater levels have risen in the Dickley Down Borehole, it is now at 167.80mAOD and falling slightly. The Met Office forecast is for a more settled period of weather until Boxing Day. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Toller Whelme, Hooke, Higher Kingcombe, Lower Kingcombe and Toller Porcorum We are closely monitoring the groundwater situation. This message will be updated as the situation develops. Some borehole information can be found at https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/river-and-sea-levels.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Dec 2019 12:12
Groundwater
Groundwater levels in West Dorset remain high. The groundwater levels have risen in the Dickley Down Borehole, it is now at 168.40mAOD. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Toller Whelme, Hooke, Higher Kingcombe, Lower Kingcombe and Toller Porcorum We are closely monitoring the groundwater situation. This message will be updated as the situation develops. Some borehole information can be found at https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/river-and-sea-levels


Flood Warning issued on 20 Dec 2019 17:27
Groundwater
The groundwater levels have risen in the Dickley Down Borehole, it is now at 167.60mAOD . We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Toller Whelme, Hooke, Higher Kingcombe, Lower Kingcombe and Toller Porcorum We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated as the situation develops.