Flood Warning Info - River Trent at Sawley Marina, including Sawley Lock

Area Description

River Trent at Sawley Marina, including Sawley Lock.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 27 Feb 2020 00:46
River Trent
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the combined Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further rainfall is possible in the early hours of this morning, 27/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated later this morning, 27/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 16:49
River Trent
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the combined Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further rainfall is possible in the early hours of tomorrow morning, 27/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 12:08
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the combined Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. We are aware of intermittent issues with the forecast levels showing online at the Shardlow Gauge. Please be assured that this does not affect our Flood Warning Service. Further light rainfall is possible today. We expect river levels to remain high for the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 27/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 05:11
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the combined Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. We are aware of intermittent issues with the forecast levels showing online at the Shardlow Gauge. Please be assured that this does not affect our Flood Warning Service. Further rainfall is possible today. We expect river levels to remain high for the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated this afternoon, 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 23:53
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the combined Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. We are aware of intermittent issues with the forecast levels showing online at the Shardlow Gauge. Please be assured that this does not affect our Flood Warning Service. Further rainfall is possible overnight tonight, and we expect river levels to remain high throughout tomorrow, 26/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 20:41
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the combined Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. We are aware of intermittent issues with the forecast levels showing online at the Shardlow Gauge. Please be assured that this does not affect our Flood Warning Service. Further rainfall is possible overnight tonight, and we expect river levels to remain high throughout tomorrow, 26/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 16:18
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the combined Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. We are aware of intermittent issues with the forecast levels showing online at the Shardlow Gauge. Please be assured that this does not affect our Flood Warning Service. Further rainfall is possible overnight tonight, and we expect river levels to remain high throughout tomorrow, 26/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated this evening, 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 08:03
River Trent
River levels are high at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. We are aware of intermittent issues with the forecast levels showing online at the Shardlow Gauge. Please be assured that this does not affect our Flood Warning Service. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow 26/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated this afternoon, 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 21:43
River Trent
River levels are rising at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow evening 25/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 18:05
River Trent
River levels have risen at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible this evening, 24/02/20. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow evening 25/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 00:02
River Trent
River levels are high but are falling slowly at the combined Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of property flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers which may be flooded, and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 19:15
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the combined Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of property flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers which may be flooded, and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 20/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 11:13
River Trent
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall slowly at the Shardlow river gauge. Levels are currently 2.98 m at Shardlow. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. This station's information is currently unavailable online. For the latest information, check the warnings and alerts in this area, or call Floodline on telephone: 0345 988 1188, or textphone: 0345 602 6340. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further rainfall is forecast for Wednesday and Thursday. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area & liaising with emergency services. Please have a bag ready with vital items like medicines & insurance documents, and move possessions & valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this evening, 19/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 05:14
River Trent
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall slowly at the Shardlow river gauge. Levels are currently 3.05 m at Shardlow. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. This station's information is currently unavailable online. For the latest information, check the warnings and alerts in this area, or call Floodline on telephone: 0345 988 1188, or textphone: 0345 602 6340. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further rainfall is forecast for Wednesday and Thursday. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area & liaising with emergency services. Please have a bag ready with vital items like medicines & insurance documents, and move possessions & valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 23:37
River Trent
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall slowly at the Shardlow river gauge. Levels are currently 3.12 m at Shardlow. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. This station's information is currently unavailable online. For the latest information, check the warnings and alerts in this area, or call Floodline on telephone: 0345 988 1188, or textphone: 0345 602 6340. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further rainfall is forecast for Wednesday and Thursday. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area & liaising with emergency services. Please have a bag ready with vital items like medicines & insurance documents, and move possessions & valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 15:41
River Trent
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Shardlow river gauge. Levels are currently 3.22 m at Shardlow. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. This station's information is currently unavailable online. For the latest information, check the warnings and alerts in this area, or call Floodline on telephone: 0345 988 1188, or textphone: 0345 602 6340. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further rainfall is forecast for Wednesday & Thursday. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area & liaising with emergency services. Please have a bag ready with vital items like medicines & insurance documents, and move possessions & valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 08:23
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the combined Shardlow+Church Wilne river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Levels are expected to peak at the Shardlow gauge today around 3.3 – 3.4m. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Please note the forecast level at Shardlow on the river levels online service is erroneous. We are working to fix this. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further rainfall is forecast for Wednesday & Thursday. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area & liaising with emergency services. Please have a bag ready with vital items like medicines & insurance documents, and move possessions & valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this afternoon, 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 02:14
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the combined Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours, with more rainfall expected for Wednesday and Thursday this week. We expect river levels to remain high today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in the morning, 18/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 01:41
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the combined Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours, with more rainfall expected for Wednesday and Thursday this week. We expect river levels to remain high throughout tomorrow, 18/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in the morning, 18/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 20:54
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the combined Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours, with more rainfall expected for Wednesday and Thursday this week. We expect river levels to remain high throughout tomorrow, 18/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 12:35
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the combined Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further light rainfall is forecast for the next 48 hours and possible further rain on Wednesday and Thursday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 03:29
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the combined Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to begin falling steadily tomorrow evening, 17/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in the morning, 17/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 18:23
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the combined Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to begin falling steadily tomorrow afternoon, 17/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 10:31
River Trent
River levels are rising at the combined Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to begin between noon and afternoon today, 16/02/20. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high during today and over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Nov 2019 07:27
River Trent
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated this afternoon, 17/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 22:08
River Trent
River levels are high, but steady at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in the morning of 17/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 16:16
River Trent
River levels are high, but steady at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 08:48
River Trent
River levels are rising slowly at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to begin falling tomorrow morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please keep possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and turn off gas, electricity and water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 00:57
River Trent
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until later this morning, 16/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please keep possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and turn off gas, electricity and water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 21:10
River Trent
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning, 16/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please keep possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and turn off gas, electricity and water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 13:06
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today 15/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this evening, 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 05:35
River Trent
River levels are rising at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further light rainfall with isolated heavy showers is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today, 15/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this afternoon, 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 21:23
River Trent
River levels are rising at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout tomorrow, 15/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 12:27
River Trent
River levels remain high but falling slowly at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further persistent heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 04:29
River Trent
River levels are slowly falling but remain high at the Shardlow and Church Wilne river gauges following this week's rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. There is the potential for further rainfall on Thursday, 14/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded, and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this afternoon, Thursday 14/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Nov 2019 21:02
River Trent
River levels are slowly falling but remain high at the Shardlow and Church Wilne river gauges following this week's rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. There is the potential for further rainfall on Thursday, 14/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded, and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Thursday 14/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Nov 2019 13:22
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. No significant rainfall is expected today, 13/11/19, however, there is the potential for heavy rainfall on Thursday, 14/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Nov 2019 05:13
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further rainfall is forecast for Thursday, 14/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon, 13/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Nov 2019 19:36
River Trent
River levels have risen at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible this evening and overnight, 12/11/19. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 13/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 03:23
River Trent
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further rainfall is forecast from Monday morning, 11/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated on Sunday morning, 10/11/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 19:19
River Trent
River levels have risen at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further light rainfall is forecast, and we expect river levels to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please move family, pets and cars to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated later this evening, 09/11/2019, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 09:09
River Trent
River levels have risen at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further light rainfall is forecast this afternoon, 09/11/2019, and we expect river levels to remain high throughout today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please move family, pets and cars to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated later this morning, 09/11/2019, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 00:52
River Trent
River levels have risen at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. Further light rainfall is forecast this afternoon, 09/11/2019, and we expect river levels to remain high throughout today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please move family, pets and cars to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated later this morning, 09/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Nov 2019 10:37
River Trent
River levels are rising at the Shardlow river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, farmland and property is expected late morning, 08/11/2019. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. No further significant rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to continue to rise over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and patrolling watercourses in the area. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 08/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Oct 2019 21:54
River Trent
River levels remain high, but are slowly falling at the Shardlow & Church Wilne river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels in this area to continue to fall overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water, and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 30/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Oct 2019 16:52
River Trent
River levels remain high, but are slowly falling at the Shardlow & Church Wilne river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels in this area to continue to fall overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 30/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Oct 2019 08:31
River Trent
River levels remain high but are beginning to slowly fall at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high for the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this afternoon, 29/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 21:46
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the Shardlow and Church Wilne river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels are currently at 3.0m at the Shardlow gauge. We expect river levels to remain high until 01:00 on 30/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 29/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 17:51
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the Shardlow and Church Wilne river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels are currently at 3.0m at the Shardlow gauge. We expect river levels to remain high until 01:00 on 30/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this evening, 28/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 10:07
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high until 01:00 on 30/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this afternoon, 28/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 20:12
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of property flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to begin falling tonight, 27/10/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 28/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 15:26
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of property flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to begin falling tonight, 27/10/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated tonight, 27/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 08:31
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high until this afternoon, 27/10/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this afternoon, 27/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 21:55
River Trent
River levels are rising at the Shardlow + Church Wilne river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected from 01:00 GMT tomorrow morning, 27/10/2019. Areas most at risk are Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock, and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high throughout tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Apr 2018 20:31
River Trent
Levels on the River Trent remain high in response to recent rainfall, but are now very slowly falling. Levels are expected to very slowly fall over the next couple of days. As a result, flooding of properties and low lying areas around Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley is likely to continue. We urge residents to take action and remain vigilant as the situation may change. Avoid walking or driving through flood water. Move family, pets and valuables to a safe place. Put flood protection equipment in place. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message on Thursday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Apr 2018 14:22
River Trent
Levels on the River Trent are high but stable in response to the heavy rainfall. River levels are expected to be at their highest early afternoon today (Wednesday 04 April). As a result, flooding of properties and low lying areas around Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley is likely to continue. We urge residents to take action and remain vigilant as the situation may change. Avoid walking or driving through flood water. Move family, pets and valuables to a safe place. Put flood protection equipment in place. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message on Wednesday evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Apr 2018 08:35
River Trent
Levels on the River Trent are high and rising in response to heavy rainfall. As a result, properties and low lying areas around Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley , continues. River levels will be at their highest today, 4th April 2018. We urge residents to take action and remain vigilant as the situation might change. Avoid walking or driving through flood water. Move family, pets and valuables to a safe place. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Wednesday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Apr 2018 00:01
River Trent
Levels on the River Trent are rising in response to recent heavy rainfall. As a result, properties and low lying areas around Sawley Marina including Sawley Lock and the B6540 Tamworth Road at Sawley , will start to flood imminently. River levels will be at their highest until tomorrow morning. We urge residents to take action and remain vigilant as the situation might change. Avoid walking or driving through flood water. Move family, pets and valuables to a safe place. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Wednesday morning or as the situation changes.