Lower River Douglas

Warning no longer in force

The Flood Alert is no longer in force for the Lower River Douglas. The rain will continue throughout the day but this isn’t expected to have a significant impact on river levels. Environment Agency staff are checking defences and watercourses, as well as monitoring the situation from the Incident Room. If the forecast changes we will update messages as necessary.

This information last updated 12:32pm, Saturday 13th October.

Flood Warning Area Details

River Douglas and other watercourses from Parbold to the confluence with the River Ribble including Rufford, Mawdesley, Hesketh and Longton

Region: North West

Counties covered: Lancashire

Watercourses covered: River Douglas

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Lower River Douglas.

Icons on the map show nearby level monitoring stations. They are not necessarily related to this particular flood warning area.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Douglas at Parbold, comprising low lying properties near canal and Alder Lane
Low lying properties on the right bank of the Douglas between the Canal and Alder Lane

No current or recent warnings.

River Yarrow at Croston, around Grape Lane, Town Rd and Yarrow Close
Properties in Croston on Grape Lane, Town Road, and Yarrow Close next to the River Yarrow

No current or recent warnings.

River Yarrow at Croston, between the railway and Home Farm Mews
Properties in Croston in Drinkhouse Road, Drinkhouse Lane next to the railway, Westfields, Riverside Crescent, Yarrow Close, Carvers Bridge, Turflands, The Hillocks, and Home Farm Mews

No current or recent warnings.

River Yarrow at Croston, comprising Back Drinkhouse Lane to Langdale Avenue and sewage works
Properties in Croston in Back Drinkhouse Lane and Drinkhouse Lane, the junction of Westhead Road and Riverside Crescent, Lonsdale Drive, Langdale Avenue, Coniston Way and Croston sewage works

No current or recent warnings.

River Douglas at Parbold, along the right bank of the river downstream of the Canal Bridge
Low lying properties on the right bank of the Douglas, downstream of the Canal Bridge including Burnside, Bankside, Northdene, Southdene, Westdene, Broadmede and Greenfield

No current or recent warnings.

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