Groundwater flooding for the Gussage

Flood Warning

The groundwater level at the Ashmore borehole level has peaked at 137.3 mAOD and is currently at 136.4 mAOD and falling. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Tollard Royal, Farnham, Michington, Cashmoor, Gussage St Michael and Gussage All Saints. Residents are continued to be advised to prepare property flood resilience measures and ensure that pumps are working where they have been installed. Residents may experience problems flushing toilets and have issues with septic tanks. The Met Office forecast over the next few days is for more rainfall, so we expect groundwater levels to rise again. Some borehole information can be found at https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/river-and-sea-levels. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message on Thursday, 20/02/2020.

This information last updated 10:46am, Wednesday 19th February.

Flood Warning Area Details

Groundwater flooding for Tollard Royal, Farnham, Michington, Cashmoor, Gussage St Michael and Gussage All Saints

Region: South West

Counties covered: Dorset Council, Wiltshire

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 for the Gussage.

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).

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