Slow rise despite releases

WIVENHOE Dam continues to rise slowly despite ongoing releases.

The water storage is still at 79.1%, with steady releases of 115 cubic metres per second ensuring both Colleges Crossing and Savages Crossing remain open.

Somerset Dam is at 101.9% capacity and falling slowly.

Releases of around 100 cubic metres per second are being made through regulator valves.

Releases are expected to continue until the end of the week unless there is further rainfall.

Twin Bridges is currently closed.



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