Flood Alert Info - East and West Fens

Area Description

East and West Fen Catchwaters plus the Stonebridge Drain to the north of Boston.
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 17 Feb 2020 19:32
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Over the weekend we have seen heavy rainfall in the East and West Fens area as a result of Storm Dennis. This means that levels in the East and West Fen Catchwaters have risen, which has led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the rivers. 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 currently 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 during Tuesday 18th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 04:37
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Over the last 36 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the East and West Fens area as a result of Storm Dennis. This means that levels in the East and West Fen Catchwaters have risen, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the rivers. 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 currently 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 during Monday 17th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 11:09
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the East and West Fens area. This means that the East and West Fen Catchwaters are now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the morning on Sunday 16th February onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not currently 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 Monday 17th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 15:42
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Recent heavy rainfall means that levels in the East and West Fen Catchwaters are now high. Levels are now gradually receeding. Low lying land and roads will continue to be affected today, Sunday December 22nd. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to 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, December 23rd, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 14:39
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Recent heavy rainfall means that levels in the East and West Fen Rivers are high. This will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the rivers today, Saturday 21st December onwards. We expect both rivers to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely, and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are 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 21:48
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Recent heavy rainfall means that levels in the East and West Fen Rivers are now rising. This will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the rivers tonight, Friday December 20th onwards. We expect both rivers to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely, and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are 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 30 Nov 2019 16:12
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Levels in the East and West Fens remain high following heavy rainfall over the last few days. This has led to the flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Sunday, 1st December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2019 21:25
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Although levels are now falling across the East and West Fens area, river levels remain high following heavy rainfall over the last two days. This could lead to the flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in the afternoon on Saturday 30th November, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2019 04:25
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Levels in the East and West Fens remain high following heavy rainfall over the last two days. This will lead to the flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in the afternoon on Friday, 29th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Nov 2019 11:50
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Levels in the East and West Fens remain high following heavy rainfall over the last two days. This will lead to the flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Friday, 29th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Nov 2019 19:07
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Levels in the East and West Fens remain high following heavy rainfall over the last two days. This will lead to the flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, which may be flooded. This message will be updated Thursday 28th November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Nov 2019 13:40
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall over Lincolnshire. This means that the East and West Fens are now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the afternoon of Wednesday 27th November onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. 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 Thursday, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 20:42
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
River levels remain high in the East and West Fen following recent heavy rainfall across the area. This will lead to the continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Further light showers are forecast for Saturday evening, and into Sunday 17th of November. As a result we expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Sunday, 17th of November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 21:36
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Over the last few days we have seen heavy rainfall in the East and West Fen Catchments. This means that the East and West Fen Catchwaters are now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. Further showers are forecast for Saturday, 15th November. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Saturday, 16th of November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 10:22
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Over the last 36 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the East and West Fen Catchments. This means that the East and West Fen Catchwaters 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 few days. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by Saturday, 16th of November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 19:19
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the East and west Fen Catchments. This means that the East and West Fen Catchwaters are now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the evening on Thursday 14th November onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 13:06
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Heavy rainfall last week caused river levels to rise in the East and West Fens area. We are now seeing that the river levels are starting to fall and flooding to properties is not likely. 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. 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. This message will be updated Sunday evening on as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 01:32
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
The heavy and persistent rainfall that fell throughout Thursday and into Friday morning had caused river levels to rise in the East and West Fens area. We are now seeing that the river levels are starting to fall and flooding to properties is not likely. 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 Sunday 10th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2019 09:42
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Over the last 48 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the East and West Fens area. The river levels rose, which has led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 15:52
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Over the last 36 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the East and West Fens area. The river levels rose, which has led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 20:04
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the East and West Fens area. This means that the rivers are now rising, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from the evening on Thursday, November 7th onwards. Further rainfall is forecast overnight and 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. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Oct 2019 16:45
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Heavy rain last weekend has resulted in high levels in the East and West Fen Catchwater. Although the situation is improving, we expect flood water on low lying land and roads close to the river to remain for several days. We expect rivers to remain high for the next few days. 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 11:30
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Heavy rain last weekend has resulted in high levels in the East and West Fen Catchwater. Although the situation is improving, we expect flood water on low lying land and roads close to the river to remain for several days. We expect rivers to remain high for the next few days. 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 17:22
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Heavy rain during Saturday has resulted in high levels in the East and West Fen catchwater. The river levels are starting to fall, but it may take another day or so until they drop back down to safe levels. As a result, flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river will continue. We expect rivers to remain high for the next few days. 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 04:35
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Heavy rain during Saturday has resulted in high levels in the East and West Fen catchwater. The river levels are starting to fall, but it may take another day or so until they drop back down to safe levels. As a result, flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river will continue. We expect rivers to remain high for the next few days. 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 21:01
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Heavy rain during Saturday has resulted in high levels in the East and West Fen catchwater. The river levels are slowly starting to fall, but it may take another day or two until they drop back down to safe levels. As a result, flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river will continue. We expect rivers to remain high for the next few days. 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 11:26
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
River levels remain high as a result of persistent heavy rainfall in the East and West Fen area. As a result, flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river will continue. We expect rivers to remain high for the next few days. Our current forecasts at this time indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not currently 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 on the evening of Monday 28th October, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 17:15
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Over the last 48 hours we have seen heavy rainfall over the East and West Fen area. This means that the river levels in the area remain high, which will cause flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river to continue. No further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours but we expect rivers to remain high for the next few days. Our current forecasts at this time indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not currently 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 27 Oct 2019 01:21
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Over the last 48 hours we have seen heavy rainfall over the East and West Fen area. This means that the river levels in the area are high, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. No further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours but we expect rivers to remain high for the next few days. Our forecasts at this time indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not currently 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 during Sunday or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 14:43
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall over the East and West Fen area. This means that the rivers in the area will continue to rise, which will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river during Saturday. We expect the river to remain high for the next few days. Our forecasts at this time indicate that flooding to properties isn't likely and therefore flood warnings are not currently 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 16 Oct 2019 17:27
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
The heavy and persistent rainfall from earlier in the week has passed over the area of the East and West Fen main rivers. 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 18:33
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
The heavy and persistent rainfall from the last two days has now passed over the area of the East and West Fen main rivers. Only light showers are forecast to fall tonight and into Wednesday 16 October. Watercourses in the area remain high, and will continue to flood nearby low lying land and roads over the next few days. We are monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated 16 October or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Oct 2019 07:00
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the East and West Fens. This means that the water levels at New York are now rising, this may lead to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river into Tuesday morning. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking local conditions. 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 21:19
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
River levels in the East and West Fen Catchment remain high as a result of heavy rainfall but are slowly receeding. No further rainfall is forecast overnight but we will be using the latest forecasts to assess the impact of Ex Hurricane Lorenzo on river levels over the area. We expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are closely monitoring water levels and we will issue any updates or flood warnings as necessary. 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 16:37
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
River levels in the East and West Fen Catchment remain high as a result of heavy rainfall but are slowly receeding. 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 expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are closely monitoring water levels and we will issue any updates or flood warnings as necessary. 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 08:14
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
River levels are high in the West Fen catchment as a result of recent heavy rainfall. 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 expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are closely monitoring water levels and we will issue any updates or flood warnings as necessary. 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 19:14
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Throughout Tuesday 01 October we have seen heavy rainfall in the West Fen catchment. This means that river levels have increased and are continuing to rise, we expect the river to remain high throughout the next few days. We are closely monitoring water levels and any reaction to recent rainfall this afternoon. If required we will issue any updates or further warnings. 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 morning on Wednesday 2nd October.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 12:13
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Overnight we have seen heavy rainfall in the West Fen catchment. This means that the levels in the lower West Fen at New York are now rising, we expect the river to continue to slowly rise and remain high throughout the next few days. We are closely monitoring water levels and any reaction to recent rainfall this morning and into this afternoon. If required will issue any updates or further warnings. 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 Jun 2019 01:32
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
River levels remain high in the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We continue to monitor weather conditions and river levels, thunderstorms are forecast for later this week but details are still uncertain at this time. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jun 2019 16:12
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
River levels are still falling slowly in the East Fen and West Fen Catchwater as well as the Maud Foster Drain. The risk of flooding is continuing to reduce. We do not expect any further property flooding although there may be standing water for several days. 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. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jun 2019 04:33
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
River levels continue to fall slowly in the East and West Fen Catchwater and Maud Foster Drain, 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 15:34
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
River levels continue to fall slowly in the East and West Fen Catchwater and Maud Foster Drain, 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
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
River levels remain high in the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land, roads and properties so the flood warning remains in force. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We continue to monitor weather conditions and river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jun 2019 20:41
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
River levels remain high in the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land, roads and properties so the flood warning remains in force. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We continue to monitor weather conditions and river levels, we have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jun 2019 12:21
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
River levels remain very high in the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land, roads and properties so the flood warning remains in force. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We 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 14 Jun 2019 16:52
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
River levels remain very high in the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain and are levelling. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads and due to sustained high levels we expect properties to be affected. Low lying properties are most at risk. A flood warning has been issued for areas near the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jun 2019 06:22
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
River levels remain very high in the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads and due to sustained high levels we expect properties to be affected. Low lying properties are most at risk. A flood warning has been issued for areas near the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 19:38
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Rainfall has passed through for the day (Thursday 13th June). River levels remain very high in the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain but appear to be levelling. The river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads and due to sustained high levels we expect properties to be affected. Low lying properties are most at risk. A flood warning has been issued for areas near the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 13:33
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Further rainfall is forecast throughout the afternoon across Lincolnshire and in the area of the East and West Fen rivers. Flooding of low lying land and roads close to the rivers is expected to continue. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the rest of the week as the rainfall is forecast to continue for the next couple of days. A flood warning has been issued for areas near the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 04:54
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Further rainfall is forecast throughout the morning across Lincolnshire and in the area of the East and West Fen rivers. Flooding of low lying land and roads close to the rivers is expected to continue. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the rest of the week as the rainfall is forecast to continue for the next couple of days. A flood warning has been issued for areas near the East and West Fen Catchwater and the Maud Foster Drain. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jun 2019 08:11
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Over the last 48 hours we have seen persistent heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire and in the area of the East and West Fen rivers. This means that rivers have risen. Flooding of low lying land and roads close to the rivers is expected to continue. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the rest of the week as the rainfall is forecast to continue for the next couple of days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and flood warnings are not expected to be issued. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jun 2019 20:29
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Over the last 24 hrs we have seen persistent heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire and in the area of the East and West Fen rivers. This means that rivers have risen. Flooding of low lying land and roads close to the rivers is expected to continue. We expect the rivers to remain high overnight and throughout the rest of the week as the rainfall is forecast to continue for the next couple of days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn’t likely and flood warnings are not expected to be issued. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jun 2019 12:23
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Over the last 24 hrs we have seen persistent heavy rainfall across Lincolnshire and in the area of the East and West Fen rivers. This means that rivers are now rising and will continue to rise during the day. There will be some expected flooding of low lying land and roads close to the rivers from the morning of Tuesday 11 June onwards. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the rest of the week as the rainfall is forecast to continue for the next couple of days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties isn’t likely and flood warnings are not expected to be issued. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Please avoid contact with flood water. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 17:33
East Fen Catchwater, West Fen Catchwater, Maud Fos
Over the last 18 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the East and West Fens 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 evening of Monday, April 2nd. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the next few days. Our forecasts indicate that flooding to properties is not likely and therefore flood warnings are not expected to be issued at this stage. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated as the situation changes.