River Sow and River Penk

Flood Alert

Heavy rain has fallen within the River Sow and Penk catchment throughout today (Thursday the twentieth of September). This has resulted in river levels rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. We expect the rain to continue throughout the evening and for river levels to remain raised. At this time, no flooding of properties is expected. Environment Agency staff are monitoring the situation. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website.

This information last updated 3:06pm, Thursday 20th September.

Flood Warning Area Details

Low-lying land and roads between Great Bridgeford and Shugborough on the River Sow, between Coven and Stafford on the River Penk, on the Sandyford Brook, on the Rising Brook, on the Ridings Brook and on the Saredon Brook

Region: Midlands

Counties covered: Staffordshire, Wolverhampton

Watercourses covered: Sandyford Brook, Ridings Brook, Saredon Brook

Area covered by this alert location

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

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 Penk at Coven
River Penk at Coven

No current or recent warnings.

River Penk at Somerford
River Penk at Somerford

No current or recent warnings.

River Penk at Congreve
River Penk at Congreve

No current or recent warnings.

River Penk at Penkridge
River Penk at Penkridge

No current or recent warnings.

River Penk at Acton Bridge
River Penk at Acton Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

Ridings Brook at Rumer Hill, Cannock
Ridings Brook at Rumer Hill, Cannock including parts of Rumer Hill Road, Walsall Road and St Johns Road

No current or recent warnings.

Ridings Brook at Bridgetown, Cannock
Ridings Brook at Bridgetown, Cannock including parts of Walsall Road and Longford Industrial Estate

No current or recent warnings.

Rising Brook, Stafford
Rising Brook, Stafford

No current or recent warnings.

Sandyford Brook in Stafford
Sandyford Brook in Stafford at Sandon Road and the Queensway area

No current or recent warnings.

Saredon Brook at Wedges Mills, Cannock
Saredon Brook at Wedges Mills, Cannock

No current or recent warnings.

Saredon Brook at Standeford near Coven
Saredon Brook at Standeford near Coven

No current or recent warnings.

River Sow St. Thomas area
River Sow St. Thomas area

No current or recent warnings.

River Sow Tixall area
River Sow Tixall area

No current or recent warnings.

River Penk at Stafford
River Penk at Stafford including Queensville area

No current or recent warnings.

River Sow at Stafford
River Sow at Stafford from Tillington to Kingston

No current or recent warnings.

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