It ‘s that time of year again. December 1st; which for those of you who don’t necessarily revel in such things is the first day of the meteorological winter. For the last four winters, we have been monitoring water levels in the Tilshead borehole as a means of getting an early warning of flood levels in the aquifer that might affect the village. Today marks the start of the 2017-2018 monitoring season and there will be weekly updates appearing on the Friday, Saturday or Sunday of each week between now and the end of March 2018. They will be published in the “Notices” section of this website.
The water level in the Tilshead borehole this morning was 79.23 metres. That’s the lowest level on 1st December since 2015, when the level was exactly the same. This years level will be shown, as always, in red, last year’s level is shown in green, the 5-year average is shown in black.