Flood Warning Info - Pumped Watercourses at Preesall

Area Description

Land drained by the pumped watercourses in Preesall including properties contained by Pilling Lane, Green Dick's Lane, Head Dyke Lane and the Lancaster Road and those accessed from Grasmere Road.

This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Flood Warning Currently in Force

There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

The red highlighted area on the map below outlines the 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

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Flood Warning issued on 24 Nov 2017 15:32
Cocker's Dyke, Middle Dyke, Wheelfoot Watercourse
River levels still remain high following recent heavy rainfall but are continuing to fall. Preesall pumping station is in operation to help reduce water levels. The Flood Warning will remain in place until river levels have dropped sufficiently. We will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Nov 2017 17:57
Cocker's Dyke, Middle Dyke, Wheelfoot Watercourse
River levels remain high following heavy rainfall yesterday and today. Temporary pumps are still in place to work alongside Preesall pumping station to reduce water levels. The Flood Warning will remain in place until river levels have dropped sufficiently. We will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Nov 2017 09:53
Cocker's Dyke, Middle Dyke, Wheelfoot Watercourse
River levels remain high following yesterday’s heavy rainfall. We have deployed temporary pumps to work alongside Preesall pumping station to reduce water levels. The Flood Warning will remain in place until river levels have dropped sufficiently. We will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Nov 2017 20:11
Cocker's Dyke, Middle Dyke, Wheelfoot Watercourse
Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue through this evening and into Thursday morning. Pumped watercourses at Preesall have risen in response to this recent heavy rainfall and has gone through the flood warning threshold. We will continue to monitor through the night and will update if the situation changes.