North Swaith Dike at Bentley

Flood Warning

Water levels in North Swaith Dike continue to fall. However, on 14 November we are expecting a band of rain to move across South Yorkshire. This may be locally heavy, and given the wet ground conditions, we expect some response from the main River Don which will slow the drainage out of North Swaith Dike. We are closely monitoring the forecast. Our incident response staff have deployed people, equipment and pumps. We are pumping in several locations back into the River Don to bring down water levels. We are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response in the area and our incident room is open. Please avoid contact with floodwater and plan journeys to avoid low-lying roads. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 10:45 on 14/11/19, or as the situation changes.

This information last updated 2:49am, Thursday 14th November.

Flood Warning Area Details

Bentley including Langthwaite Lane, Danesway, Jossey Lane, Clevedon Crescent, Newstead Road, Langdale Drive, High Street, Old Hall Road, Mill Gate, Finkle Street, Arksey Lane and Millfield Road

Region: North East

Counties covered: Doncaster

Watercourses covered: North Swaith Dike

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for North Swaith Dike at Bentley.

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

Lower River Don catchment
River Don from Hexthorpe to Stainforth, including Swaith Dike and North Swaith Dike in Bentley

No current or recent warnings.

River Don at Bentley Moor
Bentley including large areas of Bentley Rise and Richmond Hill. Also includes parts of Scawsby and Scawthorpe, New Village, Rostholme and Arksey

River Don at Bentley
Bentley including the area roughly bounded by Anchorage Lane, Sprotborough Road, Power Station Lane, Hunt Lane, Ings Road, Frank Road, Bentley Road and Centurion Way. Includes Centurion Retail Park

River Don at Willow Bridge Caravan Site
Doncaster including Town End and Willow Bridge Caravan Site

River Don at Doncaster
Doncaster including North Bridge to Long Sandall. Including parts of Wheatley and Wheatley Park

River Don at Marshgate Retail Park, Crimpsall
Doncaster including North Bridge Lane, Marshgate and Cherry Lane

No current or recent warnings.

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