Don't assume someone else will do it.
The Community Resilience Plan is the first edition. ECRG welcome any community feedback which will help us to improve the ability of the community to respond in the event of a serious incident.
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Located upstream from Ellon, the live river guage data is shown below.
Located in Ellon west of the railway bridge, the live gauge data is shown below.
The Met Office site provides a wide range of weather information including severe weather warnings for your location.
Gives access to live warnings/no warnings status for your location.
Live river cam looking towards Auld brig
Website for hourly and daily rainfall data updated hourly for rain-gauges, including two in the Ythan catchment area (Esslemont House Ellon and Rothienorman).
As a result of the volunatry community work, following the severe weather and flooding in January 2016, AB41 Flood Response was formed to help those affected. As Ellon transitions to " normality", ECRG has been formed as of May 2016 with a specific Aim as set out below.
Harness, be prepared for, and if necessary mobilise that same community spirit in the event of a serious emergency affecting the town in the future.
Develop a Community Resilience Plan.
Specifically related to flood, engage with e.g. Aberdeenshire Council, SEPA, Scottish Water, etc. on definition/implementation of near term and long term flood prevention measures.
Is not limited to potentially vulnerable flood areas Any part of the town can be affected by the impact of e.g.
We aim to be prepared to proactively respond to the needs of those affected in support of the First Responders.
The members are now establishing themselves to deliver the above. To keep the community informed, an introductory information pack is available here.