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Groundwater flooding in the Candovers and Old Alresford

Warning no longer in force

At Preston Candover, the groundwater level has fallen by 22cm in the last week. At Old Alresford, the level has fallen by 20cm during the same time. During the next 5 days, the weather in Hampshire is expected to be mostly dry. Groundwater levels will continue to fall, and the situation will slowly improve. In Preston Candover, water may remain in sumps and cellars over the next few weeks. We continue to monitor the levels and forecast. We will only re-issue this message at a time when groundwater levels are expected to rise significantly.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 5:15pm, Monday 17th June.

Flood Warning Area Details

Areas at risk of groundwater flooding in Preston Candover, Chilton Candover, Brown Candover and Old Alresford in Hampshire

Region: Solent and South Downs

Country: England

Counties covered: Hampshire

Watercourses covered: Groundwater

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Groundwater flooding in the Candovers and Old Alresford.

Note: the area shown on the map is the area covered by flood alerts and warnings. It is not a live map of current flooding. The area covered broadly equates to the area where the risk of flooding in any year is greater than 1% (the "hundred year" flood risk).

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

The Candovers
Axford, Preston Candover, Chilton Candover, and Brown Candover on the Candover Stream

No current or recent warnings.

Alresford
Alresford on the River Arle

No current or recent warnings.

Upper Itchen
River Itchen from Hinton Ampner to Abbots Worthy, including the River Alre, and the Candover Stream

No current or recent warnings.

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