Darwen at Blue Bridge

 

Current River Level: 0.35m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 3:00pm, Monday 21st August GMT
(4:00pm, Monday 21st August BST)

Change from previous measurement: 0.010m

The normal level of the Darwen at Blue Bridge in average weather conditions is between 0.28m and 0.49m. It has been between these levels for at least 152 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Darwen at Blue Bridge in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.27m and 2.43m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 3.31m, reached on Friday 22nd June 2012 at 10:45pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the Darwen at Blue Bridge is 3.31m, reached on Friday 22nd June 2012 at 10:45pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Blue Bridge
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 713122
  • Watercourse: Darwen
  • Catchment Area: Ribble Douglas and Crossens
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ribble
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Walton-Le-Dale
  • Local Authority: South Ribble
  • Ceremonial County: Lancashire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Darwen at Higher Walton, Area A
Properties on Higher Walton Road backing onto the River Darwen, businesses and properties close to Cann Bridge in Darwen Street, and businesses based in Higher Walton Mills.

No current or recent warnings.

River Darwen at Higher Walton, Area B
Properties in Higher Walton along Cann Bridge Street, Shop Lane, and the Bannister Hall Lane area, as well as the foundry on Killingborne Brow.

No current or recent warnings.

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale, Preston, Area C
Includes Ribble Side Farm, Watery Lane, Factory Lane and Ashworth Grove, Walton Green, Beechwood Avenue, Heaton Close, and Chorley Road and Drakes Hollow

No current or recent warnings.

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale, Preston, Area A
Properties on the South bank of the Ribble between the Darwen Confluence and the Railway Bridge and on the North bank upstream of Walton Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

Lower River Ribble and Darwen
River Ribble from Samlesbury and the River Darwen from Darwen including Blackburn, Preston, Walton-Le-Dale, Pleasington and Higher Walton

No current or recent warnings.

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