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  • 21 Jan
    2021

    Flood Alerts no longer in force

    Update from the Environment Agency

    The flood alerts for the Upper and Lower River Calder catchments are no longer in force. The situation is improving and no further flooding is expected in these areas.

    River levels have now peaked and are falling below levels of concern. Please avoid driving …

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  • 21 Jan
    2021

    Flood Warnings no longer in force

    Update from the Environment Agency

    Flood warnings no longer in force for River Calder at Brearley and Luddenden Foot and Walsden Water at Walsden. These flood warnings are no longer in force as river levels have fallen below levels of concern. Whilst further showers are expected today, we do not …

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  • 20 Jan
    2021

    Request Support

    Flood alerts remain in place for the upper and lower River Calder.

    In the event of flooding, we'll make virtual hubs available. If you need help or support, please let us know online here or by giving us a call on 01422 288001.

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  • 19 Jan
    2021

    Flood warning for Walsden Water in force - act now

    A flood warning has been issued by the Environment Agency for Walsden Water and the flood siren has sounded in Walsden.

    River levels across the Upper River Calder catchment have risen as a result of persistent rainfall and are now approaching levels where properties are expetced to flood.  …

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  • 18 Jan
    2021

    Flood alerts issued for Upper and Lower River Calder catchments

    Flood alerts have been issued by the Environment Agency for the Upper and Lower River Calder catchments. This is due to the amber weather warning for heavy and persistent rain forecast from 6am tomorrow until 12pm on Thursday, combined with melting snow. This means flooding is possible, so please …

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  • 18 Jan
    2021

    Preparing for bad weather

    Press release from Calderdale Council

    People in Calderdale are being asked to check their flood plans and prepare for possible impacts from the heavy and persistent rain forecast for West Yorkshire over the next few days.

    The Met Office has issued an amber warning for rain from 6am on Tuesday …

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  • 17 Dec
    2020

    Mytholmroyd’s new flood defences are winter- ready

    £41 million investment will protect 400 homes and businesses from flooding this winter

    Construction of key flood defences is almost complete, with final touches to be made in the New Year

    Joint Environment Agency and Calderdale Council project will make Mytholmroyd resilient to climate …

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  • 14 Dec
    2020

    Read the December 2020 flood newsletter

    Our December flood newsletter is now out, providing the latest flood news from across the Calder Valley, including:

    Hebden Bridge reservoir trial

    Preparing for possible flooding this winter

    Ongoing flood alleviation works

    Read it online here.

    To subscribe for bimonthly updates,& …

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