Saving Toddbrook Reservoir Dam from Collapse and Flooding Whaley Bridge!

With a disaster imminent, hundreds raced, intent on saving Toddbrook Reservoir Dam from collapse and flooding Whaley Bridge, including engineers, the armed forces, Police, Fire Service, Canal & River Trust, Environment Agency and hundreds of local volunteers. On the 1st of August 2019, following 48-hours of unprecedented rainfall, the dam at Toddbrook Reservoir was in danger of bursting as the concrete spillway began collapsing under a torrent of floodwater.

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