FloodSave Case Study – Waterhouse Podiatry Hebden Bridge


Waterhouse Podiatry and Chiropody is based in the centre of Hebden Bridge and run by owner/podiatrist Wendy Waterhouse, Wendy is focused on providing a quality, comprehensive, chiropody / podiatry service. Serving Hebden Bridge, Todmorden, Walsden, Mytholmroyd, Luddenden, Halifax and surrounding areas.

Wendy moved into her business premises after the Boxing Day floods of 2015 and was aware that the building had been flooded, with this in mind Wendy wanted to make sure she had done everything she could to protect herself. We asked Wendy a number of questions to see how FloodSave is going to benefit her business.

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The Flood – A children’s book

a flood story book

Artist and writer Rachel Kemp, has written a book for children about the floods in Calderdale simply called ‘The Flood’,  it very quickly became an Amazon best seller. On boxing Day 2015, Storm Eva took it’s toll on the Calder Valley. With enormous floods and devastation, who would have thought this tragedy would pull communities together and with a scrub-a-dub-dub and plenty of muscle, they all worked together in this time of trouble.

The book is called simply The Flood. This is the original artwork from the book. You can find it on Amazon by searching for Rachel Kemp or by clicking here .

Rachel has already received some lovely reviews:

This book is a fabulous summary of the recent events in Calder Valley. The illustrations are fantastic and such a wonderful representation of the area.

***** Beautifully written.

Lovely little story explaining not only the floods, but how everyone pulled together to help fix the damage caused and get the Valley back on its feet.
Beautifully illustrated, my two year old daughter enjoyed finding different
things in the pictures. I highly recommend.