Flood Warning Info - River Aire, Don and Dutch River at East Cowick and Lidgate

Area Description

East Cowick and Lidgate including properties on Dowson's Lane, High Street, Back Lane and Goathead Lane.
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 23 Dec 2020 12:13
River Aire
This flood warning remains in force due to a significant breach of the left bank of the Aire and Calder Navigation near the River Don at New Bridge. We understand that flood waters have impacted the area around West and East Cowick, including the A614. We are currently working with our partners to carry out emergency repairs, though properties closest to the drains at these locations may still be at risk until the work is complete. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with the Local Authorities and the Canals and Rivers Trust in order to manage the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers and the canal, which may be flooded, and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 20:10 23/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Dec 2020 22:17
River Aire
This flood warning remains in force due to a significant breach of the left bank of the Aire and Calder Navigation near the River Don at New Bridge. We understand that flood waters have impacted the area around West and East Cowick, including the A614. We are currently working with our partners to carry out emergency repairs, though properties closest to the drains at these locations may still be at risk until the work is complete. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with the Local Authorities and the Canals and Rivers Trust in order to manage the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers and the canal, which may be flooded, and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 09:00 23/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Dec 2020 16:27
River Aire
This flood warning remains in force due to a significant breach of the left bank of the Aire and Calder Navigation near the River Don at New Bridge. We understand that flood waters have impacted the area around West and East Cowick, including the A614. We are currently working with our partners to carry out emergency repairs, though properties closest to the drains at these locations may still be at risk until the work is complete. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with the Local Authorities and the Canals and Rivers Trust in order to manage the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers and the canal, which may be flooded, and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 23:00 today, 22/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Dec 2020 08:51
River Aire
This flood warning remains in force due to a significant breach of the left bank of the Aire and Calder Navigation near the River Don at New Bridge. We understand that floodwaters have impacted the area around West and East Cowick, including the A614. Emergency works have been carried out to better protect this area, though properties closest to the drains at these locations may still be at risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with the Local Authorities and the Canal and River Trust in order to manage the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers and the canal, which may be flooded, and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 16:50 22/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Dec 2020 00:58
River Aire
This flood warning remains in force due to a significant breach of the left bank of the Aire and Calder Navigation near the River Don at New Bridge. We understand that floodwaters have impacted the area around West and East Cowick, including the A614. Emergency works have been carried out to better protect this area, though properties closest to the drains at these locations may still be at risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with the Local Authorities and the Canals and Rivers Trust in order to manage the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers and the canal, which may be flooded, and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 09:00 22/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2020 18:46
River Aire
This flood alert remains in force due to a significant breach of the left bank of the Aire and Calder Navigation near the River Don at New Bridge. We understand that flood waters have impacted the area around West and East Cowick, including the A614. Emergency works have been carried out to better protect this area, though properties closest to the drains at these locations may still be at risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with the Local Authorities and the Canals and Rivers Trust in order to manage the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers and the canal, which may be flooded, and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 02:00 22/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2020 08:58
River Aire
This flood warning remains in force following a significant breach of the left bank of the Aire and Calder Navigation near the River Don at New Bridge. Flooding of properties and roads is expected. The area most at risk is East Cowick. We understand that flood waters are already impacting the area and we expect some property flooding in areas closest to the drains. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with the Local Authorities and the Canals and Rivers Trust in order to manage the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers and the canal, which may be flooded, and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 17:05 today, 21/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2020 01:05
River Aire
This flood warning remains in force following a significant breach of the left bank of the Aire and Calder Navigation near the River Don at New Bridge. Flooding of properties and roads is expected. The area most at risk is East Cowick. We understand that flood waters are already impacting the area and we expect some property flooding in areas closest to the drains. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with the Local Authorities and the Canals and Rivers Trust in order to manage the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers and the canal, which may be flooded, and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 09:05 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Dec 2020 17:02
River Aire
Following a significant breach of the left bank of the Aire and Calder Navigation near the River Don at New Bridge, flooding of properties and roads is expected. Areas most at risk are East Cowick. We understand that flood waters are already impacting the area and we expect some property flooding in areas closest to the drains. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with the Local Authorities and the Canals and Rivers Trust in order to manage the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers and the canal, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated as the situation changes.