Flood Warning Info - River Calder at Healey and Horbury Bridge

Area Description

Healey Mills area and Horbury Bridge including Horbury Bridge Mill area, Bridge Road, Parklands Drive, Quarry Hill Industrial Estate, Riverside Industrial Estate, Wakefield Commercial Park, Albert Mills and Horbury Station Junction .
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 10 Feb 2020 00:53
River Calder
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall. Further scattered rainfall is forecast overnight and into Monday (10/02/2020). However, we expect the risk of flooding to reduce as we do not anticipate any significant river response. We urge residents to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through low-lying land or near local watercourses. Our incident room is open and we are monitoring the situation closely. We will update this message by 08:55 on 10/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 14:31
River Calder
River levels are forecast to rise rapidly as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect properties around Healey New Mills and Wakefield Commercial Park. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next hours. We expect river levels to rise until 16:00 on 09/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and closely monitoring the forecast. 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 22:30 on 09/02/2020, or as the situation changes.