Groundwater flooding in the Lambourn Valley catchment

Warning no longer in force

This Flood Alert has been removed. Groundwater levels have continued to decline at our observation site Northfield Farm borehole, in the Lambourn Valley. Groundwater levels have also declined at our observation sites Longacre and Chapel Wood. There is no longer a risk of groundwater flooding. We continue to monitor the situation.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 1:38pm, Tuesday 26th May.

Flood Warning Area Details

Communities at risk of groundwater flooding in the Lambourn valley including several villages and Great Shefford

Region: South East

Counties covered: Oxfordshire, West Berkshire

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 Lambourn Valley catchment.

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

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 fisk of flooding in any year is greater than 1% (the "hundred year" flood risk).

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Lambourn from Upper Lambourn to Great Shefford
River Lambourn from Upper Lambourn to Great Shefford including Lambourn, Eastbury and East Garston

No current or recent warnings.

River Lambourn from Weston to Bagnor including Boxford
River Lambourn from Weston to Bagnor including Easton, Boxford, Woodspeen and Winterbourne on the Winterbourne Stream

No current or recent warnings.

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