Category: Flood Warning & Prevention

Flood Watch Issued

SEPA has issued a Flood Watch for Fife and Clackmannanshire: This statement was prepared on 03 July 2009 at 6:58 pm. A FLOOD WATCH has been issued for Fife and Clackmannanshire rivers. Heavy and thundery rainfall is expected over the next 12 hours which may result in localised flooding problems in this area. This FLOOD

Flood Watch Issued

SEPA has issued a Flood Watch for Fife and Clackmannanshire: This statement was prepared on 01 July 2009 at 8:38 am. A FLOOD WATCH has been issued for Fife and Clackmannanshire rivers. Heavy, possibly thundery showers are expected today with occasional torrential downpours. Flash flooding may occur and surface water on roads will make driving

Flood Warning

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for Fife and the SEPA’s Flood Watch service has issued a “Flood Watch”. This statement was prepared on 14 June 2009 at 4:46 am. A FLOOD WATCH has been issued for Fife and Clackmannanshire rivers. Scattered slow moving showers will develop today from late morning until

Use Roads as Stand-by Rivers

The Times carried an interesting story on Saturday where it was reported that a civil engineer from Sheffield University argued for roads to be adapted to serve as stand-by rivers during flash floods. This is certainly an appropriate solution that could be used as one part of the flood prevention and protection work at Freuchie

Flooding in the News

60mm of rainfall overnight has seen areas of England and Wales affected by flooding. Our hearts goes out to the communities affected by this latest tragedy. We hope a minimal amount of business and homes are wrecked by the flood waters. More information can be found at this BBC news article. This should be a

Hole is Missing

Residents at Freuchie Mill are delighted to see the completion of the culvert repair work at No 19. The sound of running water, the visible culvert pipe and the large hole in the garden was a source of ongoing anxiety and stress for many of the residents.  The drainage contractor appears to have done an

Culvert Repair – Day 1

Day one of the culvert repair work at Freuchie Mill draws to a close, during which much progress appears to have taken place.   Photos: Culvert pipe section before (left) and end of day 1 (right) The damaged section, photo below, has been cut out and patched with a section of new culvert pipe, completed

Culvert Repair

Contractors have started on the repair of the damaged section of culvert pipe at No 19, funded by the householder’s insurance company. Photo: Repair work begins on the damaged culvert section  The workmen expect it to take 2 – 3 days to complete the work, which includes replacing the pipe section, encasing the repair in