Groundwater flooding for the Gussage

Flood Warning

The groundwater level at the Ashmore borehole level peaked at 137.3m AOD. It is currently at 135.6 mAOD and falling. We believe there remains a possibility of flooding for Tollard Royal, Farnham, Michington, Cashmoor, Gussage St Michael and Gussage All Saints. Residents continue 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. Unsettled conditions and moderate rainfall is forecast by the Met Office over this coming weekend and into Monday 24/02/20 therefore, we may see the rate of fall in groundwater levels slow or perhaps start to rise slowly again. Some borehole information can be found at https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/river-and-sea-levels. We continue to monitor the groundwater situation carefully and will update this message on Saturday 22/02/2020 or as the situation requires.

This information last updated 12:58pm, Friday 21st 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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