Alt at Kirkby


Current River Level: 0.367m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 3:00pm, Tuesday 20th February GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.103m
(recorded at 9:00am, Tuesday 20th February GMT)

The normal level of the Alt at Kirkby in average weather conditions is between 0.19m and 0.90m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Alt at Kirkby in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.21m and 1.30m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 2.16m, reached on Tuesday 20th July 2010 at 3:15pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the Alt at Kirkby is 2.22m, reached on Tuesday 10th August 2004 at 12:30pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Kirkby
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 694744
  • Watercourse: Alt
  • Catchment Area: Lower Mersey
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Mersey and Irwell
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Aintree
  • Local Authority: Knowsley
  • Ceremonial County: Merseyside

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the Alt

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Fouracres and the Crescent at Maghull
Properties on Fouracres and The Crescent which are at risk from surface water flooding.

No current or recent warnings.

Whinney Brook and Dovers Brook at Maghull, Area A
The lowest lying properties nearest to Whinney Brook on Hall Lane, Damfield Lane, Eastway, Newelyn Avenue and Foxhouse Lane.

No current or recent warnings.

Whinney Brook and Dovers Brook at Maghull, Area C
Properties on or just off A59, Hall Lane, Fouracres, Maricourt School, Brook Rd, Station Rd, Sefton Lane & Old Racecourse Rd.

No current or recent warnings.

Whinney Brook and Dovers Brook at Maghull, Area B
Properties on Sefton Lane near to Dovers Bridge including the Waste Transfer Station, Garden Centre and adjacent properties.

No current or recent warnings.

Rainford Brook at Rainford North
Areas at risk include land and properties at Siding lane, Lords Fold and Lower Shades. Also at risk, are some properties on Beech Gardens.

No current or recent warnings.

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