Fire service warning over newly exposed Toddbrook Reservoir bed

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning people to stay away from the newly exposed Toddbrook Reservoir bed.

Monday, 19th August 2019, 10:57 am
Updated Monday, 19th August 2019, 11:57 am
Toddbrook Reservoir. Photo - Canal and River Trust
Toddbrook Reservoir. Photo - Canal and River Trust

The reservoir bed has been exposed after a major multi-agency operation to pump out the water from the reservoir, after heavy rain caused damage to the dam wall.

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And now the fire service is warning people against going to explore the area.

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"Due to the presence of mud, silt and debris, we strongly strongly recommend that people stay out of this area to prevent injury or becoming trapped."