Flood Alert Info - Bain Catchment

Area Description

River Bain from Goulceby to Tattershall, including the River Waring.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert History

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 18:46
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
River levels have risen around Horncastle as a result of heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. The river Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There has been some flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are monitoring the situation in the incident room overnight and will update this message and issue further alerts and warnings as required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated on Tuesday 18th February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 16:57
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
River levels have risen around Horncastle as a result of heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. The river Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There has been some flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river today, Sunday 16th February. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are monitoring the situation in the incident room overnight and will update this message and issue further alerts and warnings as required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated on Monday the 17th February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 19:04
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
River levels are forecast to rise around Horncastle as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. The river Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There will be some flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river overnight and into the morning on Sunday 16th February. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate flooding to properties is possible and therefore flood warnings may be issued. We are monitoring the situation in the incident room overnight and will update this message and issue further alerts and warnings as required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated on Sunday the 16th February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 15:01
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle. The river Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from today, Saturday 21st December, onwards. We expect the river to remain high for the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated Sunday 22nd December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 16:52
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle. This means that the rivers are now rising. The river Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the afternoon on Friday, 20th December onwards. We expect the river to remain high for the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated Saturday 21st December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2019 21:36
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Levels in the River Bain catchment remain high but are now starting to fall. The river will remain at a high level, as the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river throughout the weekend. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not expected and therefore flood warnings are not likely to be issued, however we expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated in the afternoon on Saturday 30th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2019 04:20
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Levels in the River Bain remain high following heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle. The river will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river throughout Friday. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not expected and therefore flood warnings are not likely to be issued, however we expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated in the afternoon on Friday 29th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Nov 2019 10:11
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Levels in the River Bain remain high following heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle. The river will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river today, Thursday 28th November. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not expected and therefore flood warnings are not likely to be issued, however we expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated on Friday 29th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Nov 2019 19:15
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Levels in the River Bain remain high following heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle. The river will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river during Wednesday night and into Thursday 28th November. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not expected and therefore flood warnings are not likely to be issued today, however we expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated on Thursday 28th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Nov 2019 10:45
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle. This means that the rivers are now rising. The river Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river during Wednesday 27th November. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not expected and therefore flood warnings are not likely to be issued today. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated on Wednesday 27th November in the evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 16:39
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Over the past 48 hours we have seen heavy rainfall over the River Bain catchment and this caused the River Bain to rise. River levels should now be starting to fall however flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river should be expected for the next few days. Further rainfall is forecast for today, Friday 15th of November and throughout the weekend and we expect the river Bain to rise again in response to this rainfall. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings and do not walk on flood banks. We are monitoring the weather, and river levels, and have staff in the field checking for, and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated by Saturday morning, 16th of November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 07:57
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
River levels remain high in the area around Horncastle and the River Bain Catchment. This will continue whilst we use the Flood Storage Reservoir to manage river levels, however, river levels should now be starting to fall. There is some flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river which is expected for the next few days. Further heavy rainfall is forecast today, Thursday 14th of November, and we expect river levels to rise again and cause further flood risk to this area. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings and do not walk on flood banks. We are monitoring the weather and river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated by Friday evening, 15th of November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Nov 2019 21:44
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
River levels remain high in the area around Horncastle and the River Bain Catchment. This will continue whilst we use the Flood Storage Reservoir to manage river levels however, river levels should now be starting to fall. There is some flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river which is expected for the next few days. Further heavy rainfall is forecast on Thursday 14th November, and we expect river levels to rise again and cause further flood risk to this area. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings and do not walk on flood banks. We are monitoring the weather and river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated by Thursday evening 14th of November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Nov 2019 16:32
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
River levels remain high in the area around Horncastle and the River Bain Catchment. This will continue whilst we use the Flood Storage Reservoir to manage river levels however, river levels should now be starting to fall. There is some flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river which is expected for the next few days. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings and do not walk on flood banks. We are monitoring the weather and river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated by Thursday 14th of November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Nov 2019 19:33
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
River levels remain high in the area around Horncastle and the River Bain Catchment. This will continue whilst we use the Flood Storage Reservoir to manage river levels however, river levels should now be starting to fall. There is some flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river which is expected for the next few days. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings and do not walk on flood banks. We are monitoring the weather and river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated Wednesday 13th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Nov 2019 11:32
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
River levels remain high in the area around Horncastle and the River Bain Catchment. This will continue whilst we use the Flood Storage Reservoir to manage river levels however, river levels should now be starting to fall. There is some flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river which is expected for the next few days. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings and do not walk on flood banks. We are monitoring the weather and river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated Wednesday 13th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 18:42
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
River levels remain high in the area around Horncastle and the River Bain Catchment. This will continue whilst we use the Flood Storage Reservoir to manage river levels. There is some flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river which is expected for the next few days. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings and do not walk on flood banks. We are monitoring the weather and river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated Tuesday 12th November as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 08:29
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
River levels have risen over the last week in the area around Horncastle and the River Bain Catchment. The River Bain will remain high whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There is some flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Additional rainfall overnight and into this morning has delayed water levels from falling and we expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings and do not walk on flood banks. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated Tuesday 12th November as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 21:37
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Last week saw heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle and the River Bain Catchment. This means that river levels have risen. The River Bain will remain high whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There is some flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Further rainfall is forecast overnight Sunday 10th November. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings and do not walk on flood banks. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated Monday 11th November as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 13:35
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Last week saw heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle and the River Bain Catchment. This means that river levels have risen. The River Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There is some flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. No further rain is forecast throughout today, however, further showers are forecast this evening and into Monday. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days, however, levels on the River Waring in Horncastle are now falling. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings do not walk on flood banks. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated Sunday evening as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 01:49
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Over the last few hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle and the River Bain Catchment. This means that river levels have risen. The River Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There is some flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days, however, levels on the River Waring in Horncastle are now falling. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated on Sunday 10 November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2019 10:24
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Over the last 48 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle and the River Bain Catchment. This means that river levels have risen. The River Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There is some flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days, however, levels on the River Waring in Horncastle are now falling. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 16:46
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Over the last 36 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle. This means that river levels have risen. The River Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There is some flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this stage. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 01:08
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle. This means that the rivers are now rising. The River Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from today, Friday 8th November, onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is unlikely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this stage. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 12:30
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle. This means that the rivers are now rising. The River Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river, from this afternoon, Thursday, November 7th onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is unlikely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this stage. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Nov 2019 16:18
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle. This means that the rivers are now rising. The river Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from afternoon on Saturday 2nd November onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout Saturday and into Sunday. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is likely and therefore a flood warning is expected to be issued for River Waring immediately upstream of Stanhope Road. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 15:39
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
During the last 48 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle affecting the Rivers Bain and Waring. Rivers will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 23:20
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
During the last 48 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle affecting the Rivers Bain and Waring. This means that the rivers are now rising. Rivers will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 08:22
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
During the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle area affecting the Rivers Bain and Waring. Further rainfall is forecast this morning and into the afternoon. This means that the rivers are now rising. Rivers will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from this morning onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated Saturday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 21:03
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Over the last 8 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle. This means that the rivers are now rising. The river Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from tomorrow morning, Saturday 26 October onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Oct 2019 18:33
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
The heavy and persistent rainfall from the last two days has now passed over the area of the Bain Catchment. Only light showers are forecast to fall tonight and into Wednesday 16 October. Watercourses in the area remain high, and will continue to flood nearby low lying land and roads over the next few days. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 16 October or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Oct 2019 07:05
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle. This means that the rivers are now rising. The river Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from this morning onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout today. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Oct 2019 21:40
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
We are anticipating heavy rainfall overnight in the area around Horncastle. This means that the rivers will be rising through the night. The river Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoirs are in operation. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the early hours on Friday, October 4 onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout Friday. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 18:04
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
River levels had started to recede, but following the latest rainfall they are rising again. Despite further rain tonight, our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued.There will be standing water on low lying land and roads over the next few days. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 on the morning of Wednesday 2nd October


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 10:04
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
River levels remain high and will be increased by rainfall overnight and this morning and will remain high over the next few days. Consequently, there is still standing water on low lying land and roads. More heavy rain is forecast this morning and into the afternoon of Tuesday 01 October, so we expect the river to rise again and remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 20:54
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
River levels remain high and will be increased by rainfall overnight into Tuesday 1st October and will remain high over the next few days. Consequently, there is still standing water on low lying land and roads. More heavy rain is forecast overnight and into the morning of Tuesday 01 October, so we expect the river to rise again and remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 14:33
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
We have not seen any rainfall in the River Bain catchment over the last 18 hours. This means that the levels in the River Bain are now falling, however the water levels are still high. Consequently, there is still standing water on low lying land and roads. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days as further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 20:32
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle. This means that the rivers are now rising. The river Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the evening of Sunday 29 September onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 15:06
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the area around Horncastle. This means that the rivers are now rising. The river Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir is in operation. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the afternoon on Sunday 29 September onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jun 2019 05:01
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
River levels continue to fall slowly in the Bain Catchment. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying property, land and roads and there may be standing water for several days. We don't expect any further property flooding. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We are constantly monitoring weather conditions and river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jun 2019 20:38
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
River levels continue to fall slowly in the Bain Catchment. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying property, land and roads and there may be standing water for several days. We don't expect any further property flooding. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We are constantly monitoring weather conditions and river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jun 2019 13:41
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
River levels continue to fall in the Bain Catchment. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying property, land and roads and there may be standing water for several days. We don't expect any further property flooding. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jun 2019 17:44
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
River levels remain high in the Bain Catchment and are levelling. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads and due to sustained high levels we expect properties to be affected. Our forecasts indicate that further flooding to properties isn't expected. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jun 2019 06:22
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
River levels remain high in the Bain Catchment but appear to be falling. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads and due to sustained high levels we expect properties to be affected. Our forecasts indicate that further flooding to properties isn't expected. A Flood Warning has been issued for the River Bain and Haltham Beck in Kirkby on Bain. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 19:34
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Rainfall has passed through for the day (Thursday 13th June). River levels remain very high in the Bain Catchment but appear to be levelling. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads and due to sustained high levels we expect properties to be affected. Our forecasts indicate that further flooding to properties is expected. A Flood Warning has been issued for the River Bain and Haltham Beck in Kirkby on Bain. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 13:26
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Further rainfall is forecast across Lincolnshire, the River Bain catchment. The river Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir operates. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. We expect the river to remain high throughout the rest of the week as the rainfall is forecast to continue for the next couple of days. Our forecasts indicate that further flooding to properties is expected. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. A Flood Warning has been issued for the River Bain and Haltham Beck in Kirkby on Bain. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 04:54
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Further rainfall is forecast across Lincolnshire, the River Bain catchment and the area around Horncastle. The river Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir operates. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. We expect the river to remain high throughout the rest of the week as the rainfall is forecast to continue for the next couple of days. Our forecasts indicate that further flooding to properties is expected. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. A Flood Warning has been issued for the River Waring immediately upstream of Stanhope Road. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jun 2019 07:46
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Over the last 48 hours we have seen persistent heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire, the River Bain catchment and the area around Horncastle. This means that the rivers have risen. The river Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir operates. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. We expect the river to remain high throughout the rest of the week, as the rainfall is forecast to continue for the next couple of days. Our forecasts indicate that further flooding to properties is not likely and therefore further flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jun 2019 20:24
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Over the last 24 hours we have seen persistent heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire, The River Bain catchment and the area around Horncastle. This means that the rivers have risen. The river Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir operates. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. We expect the river to remain high overnight and the rest of the week as the rainfall is forecast to continue for the next couple of days. Our forecasts indicate that further flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore further flood warnings are not expected to be issued overnight. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jun 2019 08:37
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Over the last 24 hours we have seen persistent heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire. The River Bain catchment and the area around Horncastle. This means that the rivers are now rising and will continue to rise during the day. The river Bain will remain at a constant high level whilst the Flood Storage Reservoir starts to operate. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected close to the river from this morning on Tuesday 11 June onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout today and the rest of the week as the rainfall is forecast to continue for the next couple of days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 13:09
River Bain, River Waring, Haltham Beck, Scrivelsby
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the Bain catchment. This means the rivers are now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river by the afternoon of Monday, April 2nd. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this stage. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.