Thursday 13 February 2014

Patcham flooding - latest

Following the recent heavy rainfall, the Environment Agency has issued a flood alert for ground water flooding in Patcham. Residents are advised to be prepared as flooding is possible.

 The ground water level is now at 44.39 metres AOD (as of 6.30am on Thursday 13 February). Environment Agency estimates suggest that we may see some surface level flooding following the rainfall this week.

 An information point and helpline for residents is open every day from 10am to 4pm including the weekend. The information point is at the Black Lion, London Road, Patcham, Brighton, BN1 8YQ. The dedicated helpline number is 07825 387380. Our Adult Social Care and Housing Teams are continuing to visit residents in the area identified by the Environment Agency as at risk of flooding.

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