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Lincolnshire watercourses on flood alert

By PWhitelam_LE  |  Posted: April 30, 2012

A flood alert has been issued for the River Witham

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The Environment Agency has this morning  issued flood alerts, meaning flooding is possible, for Lincoln watercourses at the River Witham,  Sincil Dyke, Great Gowts Drain, Fossdyke Canal, Boultham Drain and Brayford Pool.

Alerts are also in place at the Fossdyke canal from Torksey Lock to Lincoln and the River Till. Tributaries may also affect Saxilby, Harby, Wigsley, and Skellingthorpe

And minor watercourse in North Kesteven are affected at Heighington, Dunston, Blankney Becks, Billinghay Skirth and River Slea. Tributaries may also affect Dunston, Scopwick, Digby, Ruskington, South Kyme, Sleaford, Ancaster, Wilsford, and Kelby.

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  • InsideStory  |  May 01 2012, 7:33PM

    If land owners and Councils took more responsibility for clearing dykes the excess water would have somewhere to flow but with them all clogged with undergrowth and rubbish the dykes are dry and the roads,surrounding land and rivers are overflowing causing floods.

  • Goose86  |  April 30 2012, 4:56PM

    Hornet - How exactly have Anglian Water lost it? I'm confused!

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  • Steve_Lincoln  |  April 30 2012, 2:46PM

    This must be the wettest drought on record ...

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  • hornet68  |  April 30 2012, 1:04PM

    see Anglian water have lost it already!

  • Doobie_Doo  |  April 30 2012, 12:12PM

    According to the Environment Agency, the flood alert for the minor watercourses in North Kesteven was cancelled as of 10am this morning. Come on Thisislincolnshire, keep up!

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  • hornet68  |  April 30 2012, 12:01PM

    Quick someone tell Anglian water about this!!

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