Flood Warning Info - River Wyre at Great Eccleston

Area Description

Area south of the River Wyre from the east of the town centre up to land surrounding Fiddlers Farm..
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


Flood Warning issued on 23 Nov 2017 12:03
River Wyre
River levels remain high following yesterday’s heavy rainfall. Environment Agency staff are on site and we have deployed temporary pumps to reduce flood levels. We will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Nov 2017 05:38
River Wyre
Due to an issue to Raikes Brook pumping station there is flooding possible to surrounding properties . we have officers in the area and we have requested mobile pumps and we will continue to monitor the situation.