River Sankey catchment with St Helens and Warrington flood alert area
We'll update this page when there's a flood alert in the area, which means flooding to low lying land is possible.
Flood alert area: The Sankey catchment includes Black, Barkers, Windle and Whittle Brooks and their tributaries. Other locations which may be affected are around Rainford, Billinge, Prescot, Newton-le-Willows, Haydock, Ashton-in-Makerfield and Golbourne
Latest river, sea, groundwater and rainfall levels
There are around 3,500 measuring stations, and most are along main rivers and the coast. These levels can help you understand your flood risk now and over the next few days.