Toddbrook Reservoir incident - what we know so far

Emergency services are currently in attendance at Toddbrook Reservoir in Whaley Bridge following reports of damage to one of the reservoir walls.

By Reporter
Thursday, 1st August 2019, 1:41 pm
Police at Toddbrook Reservoir
Police at Toddbrook Reservoir

Here's what we know so far:

* Photos sent in by readers appear to show damage to part of the wall, caused by the recent heavy rainfall.

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Police at Toddbrook Reservoir

* Police say there is currently no evacuation taking place in Whaley Bridge, but business owners, and people who are not residents of the area, are being advised to leave the area.

* Reservoir owners, the Canal & River Trust, have a team of engineers on site assessing the damage.