Plans to release flooding data
The Government has announced that real-time information on flooding risks around the country is to be made available by the Environment Agency.
The information will include water-level measurements taken every 15 minutes from rivers across the country. People whose homes are at risk of flooding will be able to use smartphone apps to find the likelihood that flood water will rise above a given level.
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With the serious flooding that happened in Fouracres and on Sefton Lane/Bridges Lane Maghull in 2012 any prior information will be helpful. Of course, ensuring that Dovers Brook is able to discharge into the The River Alt is the real answer to this local flooding problem!