Flood Alert Info - Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven

Area Description

Heighington, Dunston, Blankney Becks, Billinghay Skirth and River Slea. Tributaries may also affect Dunston, Scopwick, Digby, Ruskington, South Kyme, Sleaford, Ancaster, Wilsford, and Kelby..
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

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Alert may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Alert table above.

Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 12:43
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Following the rain at the beginning of the weekend and saturated ground conditions in the North Kesteven area, the Heighington Beck and Dunston Beck levels remain high around Heighington and Dunston. This will continue to cause flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river over the weekend. Our forecasts indicates an improving picture and flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. 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 expect them to slowly recede over the weekend. This message will be updated by Monday 2nd March, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 13:51
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Following the rain on Friday 29th February and this morning in the North Kesteven area the Heighington Beck and Dunston Beck levels remain high around Heighington and Dunston. This will continue to cause flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river over the weekend. Our forecasts indicates an improving picture and flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. 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 expect them to slowly recede over the weekend. This message will be updated by Sunday 1st March, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 14:59
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the North Kesteven area. This means that the Heighington Beck and Dunston Beck are now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river around Heighington and Dunston from the afternoon on Friday 28th February onwards with the Sleaford area predicted to be affected later on Friday evening. 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 . 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 by Saturday 29th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 12:14
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Further to recent rain over the last week and continuing unsettled weather, river levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high into the new week. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following recent rainfall. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. 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. This message will be updated on Tuesday 25th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 10:08
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Further to recent rain over the last week and continuing unsettled weather, river levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high into the new week. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following recent rainfall. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. 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. This message will be updated on Monday 24th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 10:59
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Further to recent rain over the last week and continuing unsettled weather, river levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high into the new week. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following recent rainfall. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. 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. This message will be updated on Sunday 23rd February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2020 10:45
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Further to recent rain over the last week, river levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for the rest of the week, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following recent rainfall. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. 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. This message will be updated on Saturday 22nd February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Feb 2020 17:03
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Further to recent rain over the last week, river levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for the rest of the week, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following recent rainfall. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. 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 Friday 21st February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 19:56
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Following persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis over the weekend, we are expecting minor watercourses and river levels throughout North Kesteven to remain high for at least a few more days. A further band of rain is forecast for Wednesday afternoon and evening. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses and rivers. We will continue to monitor river levels and will update this message on Wednesday 19th February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 18:51
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the weekend we have seen heavy rainfall in the North Kesteven area. This means that the rivers have risen, which has led to flooding of adjacent low lying land and roads. The A153 road at Billinghay is expected to be affected by flood water, resulting in some impact on public safety. The Environment Agency recommends that you do not drive through flood water. 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. 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 17 Feb 2020 01:07
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the North Kesteven area. This means that the rivers are now rising, which will lead to flooding of adjacent low lying land and roads from the early morning of Monday 17th February onwards. The A153 road at Billinghay is expected to be affected by flood water, resulting in some impact on public safety. The Environment Agency recommends that you do not drive through flood water. 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. 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 17th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jan 2020 21:18
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
The weather forecast is for heavy rain overnight tonight, Wednesday 8th January, and into Thursday morning. This means that minor watercourses in North Kesteven are expected to rise, which may cause flooding of low lying land and roads close to the rivers overnight. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Thursday. Our forecasts indicate flooding to low lying properties is possible and we will closely monitor the situation. We 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 Thursday 9th January or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2019 10:02
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Dunston Beck remains high and this will continue to affect low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days, as it is influenced by high groundwater levels in the area. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to low lying properties isn't likely, and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff out 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 Monday 30th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2019 10:25
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Dunston Beck remains high and this will continue to affect low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next week or so, as it is influenced by high groundwater levels in the area. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to low lying properties isn't likely, and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff out 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 Sunday 29th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2019 09:50
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Dunston Beck remains high and this will continue to affect low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next week or so, as it is influenced by high groundwater levels in the area. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to low lying properties isn't likely, and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff out 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 Saturday 28th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2019 10:45
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Dunston Beck remains high and this will continue to affect low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next week or so, as it is influenced by high groundwater levels in the area. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to low lying properties isn't likely, and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff out 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 Friday 27th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2019 12:01
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
We continue to see further rainfall fall onto already saturated catchments. This means that Dunston Beck is now high and rising, which will continue to affect low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next week or so, as it is influenced by high groundwater levels in the area. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to low lying properties isn't likely, and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff out 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 Thursday 26th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 11:00
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
We have seen heavy rainfall across the North Kesteven area over the last few days. This means that the Heighington Beck is now high and rising, which will continue to affect low lying land and roads close to the river today, Monday 23rd December. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days as it is influenced by high groundwater levels in the area. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to low lying properties isn't likely, and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff out 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 Tuesday 24th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 14:17
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
We have seen heavy rainfall across the North Kesteven area in the last couple of days. This means that the Heighington Beck is now high, which will continue to affect low lying land and roads close to the river today, Sunday 22nd December, onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days as it is influenced by high groundwater levels in the area. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to low lying properties isn't likely, and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff out 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 Monday 23rd December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 14:43
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the North Kesteven area. This means that the Heighington Beck is now high, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river today, Saturday 21st December, onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to low lying properties isn't likely, and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff out 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 Sunday 22nd December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 16:15
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the North Kesteven area. This means that the Heighington Beck is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river this evening, Friday 20th December onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to low lying properties isn't likely, and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff out 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 Saturday 21st December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Dec 2019 08:37
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for the rest of the week, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following further rainfall last week. We are monitoring the situation, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near to local watercourses. This message will be updated on Monday, 9th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2019 10:39
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for the rest of the week, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following further rainfall last week. We are monitoring the situation, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near to local watercourses. This message will be updated on Sunday, 8th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Dec 2019 15:41
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for the rest of the week, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following further rainfall last week. We are monitoring the situation, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near to local watercourses. This message will be updated on Saturday, 7th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Dec 2019 08:29
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for the rest of the week, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following further rainfall last week. We are monitoring the situation, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near to local watercourses. This message will be updated on Saturday, 7th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Dec 2019 17:38
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for the rest of the week, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following further rainfall last week. We are monitoring the situation, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near to local watercourses. This message will be updated on Friday, 6th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Dec 2019 08:09
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for the rest of the week, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following further rainfall last week. We are monitoring the situation, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near to local watercourses. This message will be updated on Friday, 6th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Dec 2019 15:35
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for the rest of the week, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following further rainfall last week. We are monitoring the situation, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near to local watercourses. This message will be updated on Thursday, 5th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Dec 2019 17:41
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for the rest of the week, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following further rainfall last week. We are monitoring the situation, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near to local watercourses. This message will be updated on Wednesday, 4th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Dec 2019 10:44
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for the rest of the week, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following further rainfall last week. We are monitoring the situation, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near to local watercourses. This message will be updated on Tuesday, 3rd December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Dec 2019 11:37
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for the rest of the week, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following further rainfall last week. We are monitoring the situation, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near to local watercourses. This message will be updated on Monday, 2nd December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Nov 2019 15:08
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for the rest of the week, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following further rainfall over the last two days. We are monitoring the situation, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near to local watercourses. This message will be updated on Sunday, 1st December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2019 21:20
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. The A153 road at Billinghay is expected to be affected by flood water, resulting in some impact on public safety. The Environment Agency recommends that you do not drive through flood water. These watercourses in this area are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for several days, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following further rainfall over the last two days. We are monitoring the situation, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens . Do not walk on flood banks and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near to local watercourses. This message will be updated on Saturday 30th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2019 04:34
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for the rest of the week, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following further rainfall over the last two days. We are monitoring the situation, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near to local watercourses. This message will be updated in the afternoon on Friday, 29th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Nov 2019 11:46
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for the rest of the week, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following further rainfall over the last two days. We are monitoring the situation, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near to local watercourses. This message will be updated on Friday, 29th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Nov 2019 23:06
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. The A153 road at Billinghay is expected to be affected by flood water, resulting in some impact on public safety. The Environment Agency recommends that you do not drive through flood water. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for the rest of the week, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following further rainfall over the last two days. We are monitoring the situation, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens . Do not walk on flood banks and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near to local watercourses. This message will be updated on Thursday 28th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Nov 2019 19:07
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for the rest of the week, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers following further rainfall over the last two days. We are monitoring the situation, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens . Do not walk on flood banks and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near to local watercourses. This message will be updated on Thursday 28th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Nov 2019 15:52
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for the rest of the week, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. Further bands of rain are forecast for Wednesday and Thursday, but this is being closely monitored. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near to local watercourses. This message will be updated on Wednesday 27th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Nov 2019 16:32
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for the rest of the week, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. By mid-week further bands of rain are forecast, but this is being closely monitored. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near to local watercourses. This message will be updated on Tuesday 26th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Nov 2019 13:20
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the minor watercourses across North Kesteven. These are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days, or even weeks after the rain has ceased. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. By mid-week further bands of rain are forecast, but this is being closely monitored. Do not walk on flood banks and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near to local watercourses. This message will be updated on Monday 25th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Nov 2019 08:57
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the North Kesteven catchment. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days, or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. The weekend could bring further heavy rainfall, the forecast is being closely monitored. Do not walk on flood banks. 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 continuing to monitor river levels. This message will be updated on Sunday 24th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Nov 2019 14:15
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the North Kesteven catchment. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days, or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. The weekend could bring further heavy rainfall, the forecast is being closely monitored. Do not walk on flood banks. 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 continuing to monitor river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated by Saturday 23rd November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Nov 2019 15:46
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the North Kesteven catchment. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days, or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks. 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 continuing to monitor the weather forecast and river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated by Friday 22nd November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Nov 2019 15:53
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the North Kesteven catchment. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days, or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks. 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 continuing to monitor the weather forecast and river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated by Thursday 21st November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Nov 2019 09:28
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the North Kesteven catchment. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days, or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks. 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 continuing to monitor the weather forecast and river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated by Wednesday 20th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Nov 2019 11:16
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the North Kesteven catchment. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days, or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Do not walk on flood banks. 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 continuing to monitor the weather forecast and river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated by Tuesday 19th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 17:36
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the North Kesteven catchment. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings do not walk on flood banks. 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 continuing to monitor the weather forecast and river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated by Monday 18th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 03:25
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in the North Kesteven catchment. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings do not walk on flood banks. 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 continuing to monitor the weather forecast and river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated by Sunday 17th of November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 03:54
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last few days rainfall has resulted in the flooding of low lying land and roads in the North Kesteven catchment. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings do not walk on flood banks. 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 continuing to monitor the weather forecast and river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated on Saturday 16th of November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 09:50
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Heavy rainfall last week caused river levels to rise in the North Kesteven catchment. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. Further heavy rainfall is forecast today, Friday 15th 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. Do not walk on flood banks. 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 continuing to monitor the weather forecast and river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated by Saturday evening, 16th of November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 08:02
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Heavy rainfall last week caused river levels to rise in the North Kesteven catchment. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. 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. Do not walk on flood banks. 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 continuing to monitor the weather forecast 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
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Heavy rainfall last week caused river levels to rise in the North Kesteven catchment. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. 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 do not walk on flood banks. 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 continuing to monitor the weather forecast 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
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Heavy rainfall last week caused river levels to rise in the North Kesteven catchment. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings do not walk on flood banks. 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 continuing to monitor the weather forecast 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
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Heavy rainfall last week caused river levels to rise in the North Kesteven catchment. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings do not walk on flood banks. 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 continuing to monitor the weather forecast 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
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Heavy rainfall last week caused river levels to rise in the North Kesteven catchment. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings do not walk on flood banks. 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 continuing to monitor the weather forecast 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 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 08:46
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Heavy rainfall last week caused river levels to rise in the North Kesteven catchment. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings do not walk on flood banks. Showers will continue to move across the area eastwards during this morning. 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 and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated Tuesday 12th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 21:07
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Heavy rainfall last week caused river levels to rise in the North Kesteven catchment. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings do not walk on flood banks. No further rain is forecast throughout today, however, further showers are forecast this evening and into Monday. 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 and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated Monday 11th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 13:12
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Heavy rainfall last week caused river levels to rise in the North Kesteven catchment. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings do not walk on flood banks. No further rain is forecast throughout today, however, further showers are forecast this evening and into Monday. 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 and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated Sunday evening as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 01:42
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last few days there has been heavy and persistent rainfall in the North Kesteven catchment which has led to river levels to rise. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. 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 and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated later on Sunday 10th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2019 10:05
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last 48 hours heavy rain caused the watercourses in the North Kesteven catchment to rise. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. 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 and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 16:09
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last 36 hours heavy rain caused the watercourses in the North Kesteven catchment to rise. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. 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 and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 23:41
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Recent heavy rain caused the watercourses in the North Kesteven catchment to rise. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Further rainfall is forecast overnight, Thursday 7th November and possibly tomorrow, Friday 8th November. This will keep river levels high with potential for more flood warnings to be issued, possibly in Sleaford. A flood warning has already been issued for Ruskington. 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 Friday morning, 8th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 10:22
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Recent heavy rain caused the watercourses in the North Kesteven catchment to rise. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. The forecast for the next few days remains unsettled including potential persistent rain during today, Thursday 7th November and possibly tomorrow, Friday 8th November. This will keep river levels high with potential for flood warnings to be issued, possibly in Sleaford. 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 Friday morning, 8th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Nov 2019 09:37
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Recent heavy rain over the last week or so caused the watercourses in the North Kesteven catchment to rise. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. The forecast for the next few days remains unsettled including potential persistent rain during Thursday 7th November. This will keep river levels high. 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 Thursday morning, 7th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Nov 2019 09:42
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Recent heavy rain over the last week or so caused the watercourses in the North Kesteven catchment to rise. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. The forecast for the next few days remains unsettled including potential persistent rain during Thursday 7th November. This will keep river levels high. 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 Wednesday morning, 6th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Nov 2019 09:49
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Recent heavy rain over the last week or so has caused the watercourses in the North Kesteven catchment to rise. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. The forecast for the next few days remains unsettled which will keep river levels high. 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 Tuesday morning, 5th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Nov 2019 08:46
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Recent heavy rain caused the watercourses in the North Kesteven catchment to rise. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. No further rainfall is forecast today Sunday 3rd November but the outlook into the new week remains unsettled. This will keep river levels high. 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 Monday morning, 4th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Nov 2019 09:12
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Recent heavy rain caused the watercourses in the North Kesteven catchment to rise. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Further rainfall is forecast today Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd November and the outlook into the new week remains unsettled. This will keep river levels high. 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 Sunday morning, 3rd November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Nov 2019 08:58
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Recent heavy rain caused the watercourses in the North Kesteven catchment to rise. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will remain high for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Further rainfall is forecast today, Friday 1st, and Saturday 2nd November which could cause further impacts. 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 Saturday morning, 2nd November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Oct 2019 08:57
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Heavy rain last weekend caused the watercourses in the North Kesteven catchment to rise. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will continue to rise for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Further rainfall is forecast Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd November which is likely to cause further impact. 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 Friday, 1st November, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 30 Oct 2019 16:41
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Heavy rain last weekend caused the watercourses in the North Kesteven catchment to rise. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will continue to rise for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is possible, and therefore a flood warning remains in force. 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 Thursday morning, 31st October, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 30 Oct 2019 11:45
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Heavy rain last weekend caused the watercourses in the North Kesteven catchment to rise. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources, which means they will continue to rise for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is possible, and therefore flood warnings remain in force. 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 Wednesday evening, 30th October, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 29 Oct 2019 17:20
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Heavy rain during Saturday has caused the watercourses in the North Kesteven catchment to rise. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources which means they will continue to rise for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is possible, and therefore flood warnings remain in force. 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 Wednesday morning, 30th October, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Oct 2019 04:25
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Heavy rain during Saturday has caused the watercourses in the North Kesteven catchment to rise. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources which means they will continue to rise for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is possible, and therefore flood warnings remain in force. 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 Tuesday evening, 29 October, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Oct 2019 20:55
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Heavy rain during Saturday has caused the watercourses in the North Kesteven catchment to rise. These watercourses are fed by groundwater sources which means they will continue to rise for many days or even weeks after the rain has stopped. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is possible, and therefore a flood warning remains in force. 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 Tuesday morning, 29 October, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Oct 2019 12:58
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Heavy rain during Saturday has fallen over Lincolnshire. This has caused the Watercourses in the North Kesteven catchment to rise. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is possible, and therefore a flood warning remains in force. 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 evening of Monday 28th October, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Oct 2019 02:14
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high as a result of persistent heavy rainfall in the Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven catchment area. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We are however not expecting any further property flooding at this stage. 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 27 Oct 2019 11:49
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Rainfall over the last 48 hours has caused levels to remain high in the Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We are monitoring river levels. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is possible and therefore flood warnings have been issued. 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 Sunday evening 27 October or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 21:27
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Rainfall over the last 24 hours has caused levels to remain high in the Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven. There will be some continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river overnight and into tomorrow Sunday 27th October. We are monitoring river levels. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is possible and therefore flood warnings have been issued. 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 26 Oct 2019 08:44
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last week’s rainfall has caused levels to rise and remain high in the Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven. Further rainfall has fallen overnight and is forecast for this morning and into the afternoon, which could cause river levels to begin to rise. 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. 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 the afternoon of Saturday 26 October, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 13:23
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last week’s rainfall has caused levels to rise and remain high in the Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven. Further rainfall is forecast for the next few days which could cause river levels to begin to rise. 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. 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 Saturday 26 October, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Oct 2019 13:00
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last week’s rainfall has caused levels to rise and remain high in the Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven. Further rainfall is forecast for the next the few days which could cause river levels to begin to rise. 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. 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 Friday 25 October, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Oct 2019 13:00
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last week’s rainfall has caused levels to rise and remain high in the Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days. 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. 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 Thursday 24 October, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Oct 2019 12:38
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last week’s rainfall has caused levels to rise and remain high in the Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days. 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. 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 Wednesday 23 October, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Oct 2019 08:14
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last weeks rainfall has caused levels to rise and remain high in the Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days. 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. 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 Tuesday 22 October, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Oct 2019 10:11
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
The heavy and persistent rainfall from earlier in the week has now passed over the Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven. No significant rainfall is forecast for the rest of the weekend and early part of next week. 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. 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 19 Oct 2019 09:26
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
The heavy and persistent rainfall from earlier in the week has now passed over the Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven. No significant rainfall is forecast for the rest of the weekend. 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. 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 18 Oct 2019 12:24
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
The heavy and persistent rainfall from earlier in the week has now passed over the Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven. No significant rainfall is forecast for today or over the weekend. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Oct 2019 15:16
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
The heavy and persistent rainfall from earlier in the week has now passed over the Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven. Only light showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. 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 on 18 October or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Oct 2019 17:07
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
The heavy and persistent rainfall from earlier in the week has now passed over the Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven. Only light showers are forecast to fall over the next 24 hours. 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 on 17 October or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Oct 2019 19:58
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
The heavy and persistent rainfall from the last two days has now passed over the Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven. 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 14 Oct 2019 17:54
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
We have seen heavy and persistent rainfall in the Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven area over the last few days. More rain forecast to fall on Monday 14 October and into Tuesday. This means that watercourses in the area remain high, and will lead to continued flooding of 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 15 October or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Oct 2019 17:01
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last two weeks we have seen heavy rainfall in the North Kesteven area. This will mean that flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river will continue and levels are expected to remain high for a number of days, this is partly due to elevated groundwater levels. However, 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. 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 Monday 14 October or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Oct 2019 16:23
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last 10 days we have seen heavy rainfall in the North Kesteven area. This will mean that flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river will continue and levels are expected to remain high for a number of days, this is partly due to elevated groundwater levels. However, 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. 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 Monday 14 October or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Oct 2019 11:26
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last 10 days we have seen heavy rainfall in the North Kesteven area. This will mean that flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river will continue and levels are expected to remain high for a number of days, this is partly due to elevated groundwater levels. However, 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. 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 Saturday or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Oct 2019 16:03
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last 10 days we have seen heavy rainfall in the North Kesteven area. This will mean that flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river will continue and levels are expected to remain high for a number of days, this is partly due to elevated groundwater levels. However, 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. 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 Thursday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Oct 2019 17:51
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last 10 days we have seen heavy rainfall in the North Kesteven area. This will mean that flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river will continue and levels are expected to remain high for a number of days, this is partly due to elevated groundwater levels. However, 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. 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 Wednesday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Oct 2019 19:57
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last week we have seen heavy rainfall in the North Kesteven area. This will mean that flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river will continue and levels are expected to remain high for a number of days. However, 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 inspecting and reinforcing flood defences, they are also 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 Tuesday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Oct 2019 10:08
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last week we have seen heavy rainfall in the North Kesteven area. Additional rainfall is forecast today, Monday 7th October. This will mean that flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river will continue. 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 inspecting and reinforcing flood defences, they are also 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 Monday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2019 19:17
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last week we have seen heavy rainfall in the North Kesteven area. This has resulted in raised water levels over a number of days. In Dunston, the highest ever water level was recorded this morning. Levels remain high in response to groundwater which is keeping water levels high. There is no significant rainfall forecast for overnight tonight (Sunday into Monday). The levels should start to receed gradually overnight however we anticipate them to remain high over the course of the next few days. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field inspecting and reinforcing flood defences, 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 Monday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2019 09:11
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last week we have seen heavy rainfall in the North Kesteven area. Further overnight rain has further increased water levels. Additional rainfall is forecast for the remainder of Sunday. This will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. 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 inspecting and reinforcing flood defences, they are also 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 Sunday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Oct 2019 16:11
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last week we have seen heavy rainfall in the North Kesteven area. This has resulted in raised water levels over a number of days. Levels remain high in response to groundwater which is keeping water levels high. Further heavy rain is forecast for tonight (Saturday) and into Sunday. This is likely to lead to increased river levels again. This will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field inspecting and reinforcing flood defences, they are also 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 Sunday afternoon or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Oct 2019 18:51
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Thursday night saw heavy rainfall over the North Kesteven area. This means that the rivers in the area are now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next couple of days and with possible rainfall during Saturday night and into Sunday. 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 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 Saturday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Oct 2019 06:12
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last night we have seen heavy rainfall over North Kesteven. This means that the rivers in the area are now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the morning on Friday, October 4 onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout today. 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 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 2 Oct 2019 09:29
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels remain high in response to recent rainfall. We expect levels to remain high throughout the next few days and there may be some flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. The flood warning for Ruskington Beck has been removed this morning, Wednesday 2nd October. No further rainfall is forecast today, but we will be using the latest forecasts to assess the impact of Ex Hurricane Lorenzo, on river levels over the area. 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 if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 19:33
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels have responded quickly to the recent rainfall. We expect levels to remain high throughout the next few days, and there may be some flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. The flood warning for Ruskington Beck has been 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 on the morning of Wednesday 2nd October.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 15:56
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the Lower River Witham area. This means that Lower Witham tributaries are now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the afternoon on Tuesday onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is possible and therefore flood warnings have been 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 1 Oct 2019 15:29
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the Lower River Witham area. This means that Lower Witham tributaries are now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the afternoon on Tuesday 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 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 25 Jun 2019 04:56
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last week saw heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire. Water levels are falling slowly in most locations but groundwater levels remain high, including the River Slea and Dunston Beck. There may be standing water on low lying land and roads for several days. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days but we do not expect properties to be flooded. Heavy and thundery showers are possible this morning. Details on this rainfall forecast are still currently uncertain. 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 closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jun 2019 20:52
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last week saw heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire. Water levels are falling slowly in most locations but groundwater levels remain high, including the River Slea and Dunston Beck. There may be standing water on low lying land and roads for several days. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days but we do not expect properties to be flooded. Heavy and thundery showers are possible overnight and into tomorrow morning. Details on this rainfall forecast are still uncertain. 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 closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jun 2019 08:18
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last week saw heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire. Water levels are starting to fall slowly in most locations but groundwater levels remain high, including the River Slea and Dunston Beck. There may be standing water on low lying land and roads for several days. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days but we do not expect properties to be flooded. Heavy and thundery showers are possible this afternoon with further heavy thundery rain overnight and into tomorrow morning. Details on this rainfall forecast are still uncertain. 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 closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jun 2019 13:08
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last week saw heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire. Water levels are starting to fall slowly in most locations but groundwater levels remain high, including the River Slea and Dunston Beck. There may be standing water on low lying land and roads for several days. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days but we do not expect properties to be flooded. Further rainfall is possible from this afternoon and into next week. Details on this rainfall forecast are still uncertain. 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 closely monitoring the situation and this message will next be updated on Monday.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jun 2019 12:15
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last week saw heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire. Water levels are starting to fall slowly in most locations but groundwater levels remain high, including the River Slea and Dunston Beck. There may be standing water on low lying land and roads for several days. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days but we do not expect properties to be flooded. Light rainfall is forecast for Saturday. Further rainfall is possible from Sunday afternoon and into next week. Details on this rainfall forecast are still uncertain. 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 closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Sunday.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jun 2019 17:33
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last week saw heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire. Water levels are starting to fall slowly in most locations but groundwater levels remain high, including the River Slea and Dunston Beck. There may be standing water on low lying land and roads for several days. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days but we do not expect properties to be flooded. Further light rainfall is forecast for Friday and Saturday. 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 closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Saturday.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jun 2019 03:09
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last week saw heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire. Water levels are starting to fall slowly but groundwater levels remain high, including the River Slea. There may be standing water on low lying land and roads for several days. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days. Further light rainfall is forecast for today, Friday 21st June. 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 closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated throughout the day or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jun 2019 16:57
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last week saw heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire. Water levels are starting to fall slowly in most location but groundwater levels remain high, including the River Slea. There may be standing water on low lying land and roads for several days. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days but we do not expect properties to be flooded. Further light rainfall is forecast for today. 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 closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated throughout the day or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jun 2019 06:58
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last week saw heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire. Water levels are starting to fall slowly but groundwater levels remain high, including the River Slea. There may be standing water on low lying land and roads for several days. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days. Further light rainfall is forecast for today. 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 closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated throughout the day or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jun 2019 23:08
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last week saw heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire. Water levels are still rising in response to increased groundwater levels, including the River Slea. This will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next couple of days as rivers respond to increasing groundwater levels. Further rainfall is forecast for today. 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 closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated if tonight or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jun 2019 15:30
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last week saw heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire. Water levels are still rising in response to increased groundwater levels including in Dunston Beck and the River Slea. This will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next couple of days as rivers respond to increasing groundwater levels. Further rainfall with possible thunderstorms is forecast for today. 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 closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated if tonight or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jun 2019 04:40
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last week saw heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire. Water levels are still rising in response to increased groundwater levels including in Dunston Beck and the River Slea. This will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next couple of days as rivers respond to increasing groundwater levels. Further rainfall with possible thunderstorms is forecast for today. 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 closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jun 2019 17:23
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last week saw heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire. Water levels are still rising in response to increased groundwater levels including in Dunston Beck and the River Slea. This will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next couple of days as rivers respond to increasing groundwater levels. Further rainfall with possible thunderstorms are forecast for overnight and tomorrow, but details are still uncertain at this time. 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 closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jun 2019 09:23
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Last week saw heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire. Water levels are still rising in response to increased groundwater levels including in Dunston Beck and the River Slea. This will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next couple of days as rivers respond to increasing groundwater levels. Further rainfall with possible thunderstorms are forecast for today and tomorrow, but details are still uncertain at this time. 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 closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jun 2019 01:26
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last week we have seen heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire. Water levels are still rising in response to increased groundwater levels. Including Dunston Beck and the River Slea. This will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next couple of days as rivers responsd to increasing groundwater levels. We are constantly monitoring weather conditions and river levels, thunderstorms are forecast for later this week but details are still uncertain at this time. 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 17 Jun 2019 16:13
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels continue to rise slowly at Dunston Beck and in other Minor Watercourses in the area as a result of increasing groundwater levels. We do not expect any property flooding although there may be standing water for several days. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. More rainfall is forecast Tuesday night and into Wednesday so we will continue to monitor 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 17 Jun 2019 04:31
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels continue to rise at Dunston as a result of groundwater levels increasing and in the Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven area. We do not expect any property flooding although there may be standing water for several days. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We are constantly monitoring weather conditions and river levels, and will continue to 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 16 Jun 2019 15:34
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
River levels continue to fall slowly in the Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven area, and the risk of flooding continues to reduce. We do not expect any further property flooding although there may be standing water for several days. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We are constantly monitoring weather conditions and river levels, and will continue to 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 16 Jun 2019 05:01
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last week we have seen heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire including in the Dunston Beck area. River levels are rising in the Dunston Beck, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads in the area. We expect the river to remain high throughout today, Sunday 16th June. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring weather conditions and river levels. 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 15 Jun 2019 20:46
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last week we have seen heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire including in the Dunston Beck area. This means that the Dunston Beck is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads in the area from the morning on Saturday 15-06-2019. We expect the river to remain high throughout this evening and overnight. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring weather conditions and river levels. 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 15 Jun 2019 08:14
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last week we have seen heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire including in the Dunston Beck area. This means that the Dunston Beck is now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads in the area from the morning on Saturday 15-06-2019. We expect the river to remain high throughout today. 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 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 2 Jun 2018 21:36
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Following heavy thunderstorms we have seen levels rise very rapidly on Heighington Beck. This will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties in Heighington is possible this evening and we may need to issue a warning imminently. We are constantly monitoring the situation. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 12:26
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Following the rain over the past week, river levels have risen and remain high. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days, however, overall levels are starting to fall. Our forecasts currently 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. This message will be updated on Thursday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 13:27
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Following the rain over the past week, river levels have risen and remain high. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days, following the further rainfall overnight. Our forecasts currently 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 9 Apr 2018 12:28
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Following the rain over the past week, river levels have risen and remain high. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts currently indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this stage. However, further heavy rainfall is forecast overnight Monday into Tuesday, which is expected to cause river levels to rise again. 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 Apr 2018 10:42
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Following the rain over the past week, river levels have risen and remain high. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts currently indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this stage. However, further heavy rainfall is forecast from Sunday through to Tuesday. 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 Apr 2018 12:47
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Following the rain over the past week, river levels have risen and remain high. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts currently indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this stage. There is the potential for further heavy showers over the weekend and on Monday. 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 6 Apr 2018 10:29
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last few days we have seen heavy rainfall in the lower Witham catchment area. This means that the river levels have risen and remain high. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts currently indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this stage. There is the potential for further heavy showers over the weekend. 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 5 Apr 2018 11:55
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last few days we have seen heavy rainfall in the lower Witham catchment area. This means the rivers are rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from today, Thursday April 5th. 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.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 12:30
Heighington Beck, Dunston Beck, Blankney Beck, Bil
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the lower Witham catchment area. 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 on Monday, April 2nd. 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 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.