River Birket at Davis Road

 

Current River Level: 0.6m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 5:30am, Wednesday 15th August BST
(4:30am, Wednesday 15th August GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.103m
(recorded at 4:00pm, Tuesday 14th August BST)

The normal level of the River Birket at Davis Road in average weather conditions is between 0.33m and 0.90m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Birket at Davis Road in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.41m and 1.19m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 3.18m, reached on Monday 24th September 2012 at 8:30pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Birket at Davis Road is 3.18m, reached on Monday 24th September 2012 at 8:30pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Davis Road
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 685513
  • Watercourse: River Birket
  • Operational Area: Wirral
  • Catchment Area: Lower Mersey
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Cheshire Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Moreton
  • Local Authority: Wirral
  • Ceremonial County: Merseyside
  • Latitude: 53.411889
  • Longitude: -3.088778
  • OS Grid Reference: SJ277911
  • Level Datum AOD: 0.48m

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Wirral Catchment with Heswall, Ellesmere Port, Bebington, Hoylake and Wallasey
The Wirral catchment includes the Rivers Fender and Birkett and Rivacre, Dibbinsdale and Arrowe Brooks and their tributaries. Other locations which may be affected are around Birkenhead, Bootle, Litherland and Crosby.

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.

Irish Sea and Mersey Estuary from the Head of the Wirral to Runcorn
Areas at risk include parts of Hoylake, Meols, Moreton and Wallasey. Also parts of Liverpool waterfront from Queens Dock to Armstrong Quay. Additional areas at risk include parts of Monks Ferry, Stanlow and Widnes at Ditton Marsh

No current or recent warnings.

River Birket at Leasowe
Areas at risk include Pasture Lane, Taran Way North, and Ditton lane. Also at risk are properties off Reed Lane at Reedville Grove, Cornflower way and Bullrush Drive. Wallasey School, Leasowe recreation centre and some property on Twickenham Way.

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.

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