Flood Warning Info - Whinney Brook and Dovers Brook at Maghull, beside Hall Lane, Fouracres and Sefton Lane

Area Description

Properties on Sefton Lane near to Dovers Bridge including the Waste Transfer Station, Garden Centre and adjacent properties..
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

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

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

Flood Warning issued on 21 Jan 2021 02:13
Whinney Brook, Dovers Brook
Due to the heavy rainfall over the last 48 hours we have seen the levels rise in Dover Brook, levels are starting to recede. Flooding to properties is still possible. Flooding is expected to affect properties on Hall Lane, Damfield Lane, Fouracres, Old Racecourse Road, Sefton Lane and Sefton Drive We expect levels to remain high in Dovers Brook until Friday 22nd January. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message this afternoon Thursday 21st January or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 20 Jan 2021 21:49
Whinney Brook, Dovers Brook
Intense rainfall has resulted in rising river levels on Dovers Brook. Flooding of properties, roads and farmland is expected around 22:00 today 20/02/2021. We expect river levels to peak at 3.2m at 01:00, 21/01/2021. Flooding is expected to affect properties on Hall Lane, Damfield Lane, Fouracres, Old Racecourse Road, Sefton Lane and Sefton Drive. A Severe Warning has been issued because water is expected to be deep and fast flowing. Emergency plans are underway. If you believe that you are in immediate danger, please call 999. If you need to leave your house or you wish to stay with family or friends due to flooding, you will not be in breach of coronavirus laws and no legal action will be taken. Water levels remain high until 11:00 tomorrow, 21/01/21. We are closely monitoring the situation and staff are on site. We are working with the emergency services and partners including Fire and Rescue, Police and Sefton Borough Council. This message will be updated in 8 hours


Severe Flood Warning issued on 20 Jan 2021 15:30
Whinney Brook, Dovers Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Dovers Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected between 16:00 today 20/01/21 and 14:00 tomorrow, 21/01/21. Flooding is expected to affect properties on Hall Lane, Damfield Lane, Fouracres, Old Racecourse Road, Sefton Lane and Sefton Drive. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until 14:30 on 21/01/21. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are carrying out weed clearance. Our Incident room is open and we are monitoring the levels. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Oct 2019 22:05
Whinney Brook, Dovers Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Dovers Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Flooding is possible to Sefton Lane near to Dovers Bridge including the Waste Transfer Station, Garden Centre and adjacent properties. We are expecting intense rainfall which is likely to be short in duration. The river gauge is expected to pass the flood warning threshold at around 04:00 06/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow 06/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Oct 2019 11:13
Whinney Brook, Dovers Brook
River levels remain high at the Dovers Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is expected to continue. Areas at risk include Sefton Lane near to Dovers Bridge including the Waste Transfer Station, Garden Centre and adjacent properties. We expect river levels to remain high during today, 01/10/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated later today, 01/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Sep 2019 20:16
Whinney Brook, Dovers Brook
River levels remain high at the Dovers Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is expected to continue. Areas at risk include Sefton Lane near to Dovers Bridge including the Waste Transfer Station, Garden Centre and adjacent properties. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning, 01/10/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow, 01/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Sep 2019 15:40
Whinney Brook, Dovers Brook
River levels remain high at the Dovers Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is expected to continue. Areas at risk include Sefton Lane near to Dovers Bridge including the Waste Transfer Station, Garden Centre and adjacent properties. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning, 01/10/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Sep 2019 17:58
Whinney Brook, Dovers Brook
River levels remain high at the Dovers Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas at risk are Sefton Lane near to Dovers Bridge including the Waste Transfer Station, Garden Centre and adjacent properties. We expect river levels to remain high into this evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated on 30/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Sep 2019 09:23
Whinney Brook, Dovers Brook
River levels remain high at the Dovers Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas at risk are Sefton Lane near to Dovers Bridge including the Waste Transfer Station, Garden Centre and adjacent properties. We expect river levels to remain high until at least 18:00 on 29/09/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 29/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Sep 2019 02:23
Whinney Brook, Dovers Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Dovers Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected between 04:00 and 10:00 today, 29/09/2019. The areas affected are Sefton Lane near to Dovers Bridge including the Waste Transfer Station, Garden Centre and adjacent properties. We expect river levels to remain high until midday on 29/09/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Sep 2019 19:10
Whinney Brook, Dovers Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Dovers Bri


Flood Warning issued on 24 Sep 2019 12:35
Whinney Brook, Dovers Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Dovers Br


Flood Warning issued on 28 Jul 2019 10:54
Whinney Brook, Dovers Brook
River levels have risen at the Dovers Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding could occur between 13:15 and 22:00 on 28/07/19, but there is low confidence given the unpredictable nature of the rainfall. Flooding could occur on Sefton Lane near to Dovers Bridge including the Waste Transfer Station, Garden Centre and adjacent properties. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to rise until 17:00 on 28/07/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this evening, 28/07/19, or as the situation changes.