Counter Drain at Welches Dam

 

Current River Level: 1.101m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 8:30am, Monday 24th July GMT
(9:30am, Monday 24th July BST)

Change from previous measurement: -0.004m

The normal level of the Counter Drain at Welches Dam in average weather conditions is between 0.63m and 1.13m. It has been between these levels for at least 152 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Counter Drain at Welches Dam in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.70m and 1.16m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.39m, reached on Saturday 15th January 2011 at 7:15am.

The highest level ever recorded at the Counter Drain at Welches Dam is 1.58m, reached on Monday 3rd February 2003 at 8:00am.

  • Monitoring Station: Welches Dam
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E62201
  • Watercourse: Counter Drain
  • Catchment Area: Old Bedford including the Middle Level
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Great Ouse
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Nearest Town/Village: Manea
  • Local Authority: Fenland
  • Ceremonial County: Cambridgeshire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the Counter Drain

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Hundred Foot Washes
Hundred Foot Washes, also known as the Ouse Washes, including the causeways at Earith, Sutton Gault and Welney

No current or recent warnings.

River Delph Flood Defences
Chatteris, Manea, Benwick, Ramsey, Warboys, Wimblington, Sutoon, March, Somersham, Mepal, Wistow, Earith, Doddington, Pidley Cum Fenton

No current or recent warnings.

Old Pophams Eau,Sixteen Foot Drain,Forty Foot River,Vermuydens Drain(East)
Flood Defences - Byall Fen (Manea),Wimblington Fen (Manea),Upwell Fen (Christchurch/Nordelph),Nordelph Fen (Nordelph),Cock Fen (Lakes End),Manea Fifties (Purls Bridge/Manea/Welney

No current or recent warnings.

Hundred Foot River Flood Defences
Littleport, Hilgay, Downham, Welney, Coveney, Southery, Fordham, Denver, Witcham

No current or recent warnings.

Hundred Foot Washes Flood Defences east bank breach from Coveney to Denver
Littleport, Hilgay, Downham, Welney, Coveney, Southery, Fordham, Denver and Witcham

No current or recent warnings.

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