Birket at Fornalls Bridge

 

Current River Level: 0.012m, rising

Below normal for this location

Current level recorded at 4:30am, Saturday 24th June GMT
(5:30am, Saturday 24th June BST)

Change from previous measurement: 0.002m

The normal level of the Birket at Fornalls Bridge in average weather conditions is between 0.01m and 0.36m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Birket at Fornalls Bridge in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.02m and 2.14m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.39m, reached on Wednesday 26th September 2012 at 1:00am.

The highest level ever recorded at the Birket at Fornalls Bridge is 1.39m, reached on Wednesday 26th September 2012 at 1:00am.

  • Monitoring Station: Fornalls Bridge
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 685520
  • Watercourse: Birket
  • Catchment Area: Lower Mersey
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Cheshire Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Hoylake
  • Local Authority: Wirral
  • Ceremonial County: Merseyside

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Other monitoring locations on the Birket
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Birket at Meols
Areas at risk include properties on Park Lane, including parts of the Wirral Beech caravan site. Properties on Clevely road and Derwent road are also at risk.

No current or recent warnings.

Arrowe Brook at Moreton West
Areas at risk include land and property adjacent to Arrowe Brook from Saughall Massie Road, to the Railway including property on Meadowbrook, Bermuda Road, Linear Park, Town Meadow Lane, Tern Way, Millhouse Lane, Oakham Drive, Desford and Millhouse C

No current or recent warnings.

Coastline at the Head of the Wirral
Sea defences have breached. Areas at risk include Meols and Leasowe.

No current or recent warnings.

Irish Sea from New Brighton to Hoylake
Areas at risk include land at the head of the Wirral from Hoylake to New Brighton and including parts of Leasowe and Wallasey.

No current or recent warnings.

Arrowe Brook at Upton
Areas at risk include properties adjacent to the river from Arrowe Brook Road Weir to Brookway.

No current or recent warnings.

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Long Term

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