Flood Warning Info - River Mersey at Sale Water Park

Area Description

Area at risk is Sale Water Park, including Trafford Watersports centre and associated buildings, Deckers, Jacksons Boat public house and parts of Rifle Road..
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 8 Nov 2019 12:02
River Mersey
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Sale Ees (River) river gauge. We believe there is still a possibility of flooding at Sale Water Park. No further significant rainfall is forecast today 08/11/19. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue flood warnings if necessary. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, 08/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Nov 2019 22:55
River Mersey
River levels are rising at the Sale Water Park river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land, roads and farmland is expected this evening on 07/11/2019. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for land adjacent to the River Mersey at Sale Water Park, including Trafford Watersports centre and associated buildings, Deckers, Jacksons Boat public house and parts of Rifle Road. We expect river levels to peak at around 02:00am. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further flood warnings if necessary. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated as the situation changes.