Lower Derwent in Derbyshire

Flood Alert

Levels on the Lower River Derwent are rising in response to recent snow and rainfall. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Church Wilne, Draycot, and Wilne Lane between Draycot and Sawley is possible starting tonight from around 10 pm on Monday. River levels will be at their highest until 6 am, Tuesday 23rd of January . We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation, as further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We will endeavour to update this message within 12 hours or if the situation changes.

This information last updated 8:41pm, Monday 22nd January.

Flood Warning Area Details

River Derwent and tributaries from Rowsley to the River Trent at Shardlow

Region: Midlands

Counties covered: Derbyshire

Watercourses covered: River Derwent

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Lower Derwent in Derbyshire.

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

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No current or recent warnings.

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No current or recent warnings.

River Derwent at Little Eaton, Alfreton Road Area
River Derwent at Little Eaton south of the Bottle Brook, including the Water Treatment Works

No current or recent warnings.

River Derwent at Darley Abbey Park
River Derwent at Darley Abbey Park

No current or recent warnings.

River Derwent at Little Eaton
River Derwent at Little Eaton

No current or recent warnings.

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