River Derwent at Rowlands Gill


Current River Level: 0.144m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 7:30pm, Sunday 23rd September BST
(6:30pm, Sunday 23rd September GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.007m
(recorded at 9:45am, Sunday 23rd September BST)

The normal level of the River Derwent at Rowlands Gill in average weather conditions is between 0.13m and 0.26m. It has been between these levels for at least 153 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Derwent at Rowlands Gill in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.12m and 0.32m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.82m, reached on Tuesday 25th September 2012 at 6:15am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Derwent at Rowlands Gill is 2.37m, reached on Saturday 6th September 2008 at 9:15pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Rowlands Gill
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 023007
  • Watercourse: River Derwent, Northumberland
  • Operational Area: Derwent Tyne
  • Catchment Area: Tyne
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Tyne (Northumberland)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Rowlands Gill
  • Local Authority: Gateshead
  • Ceremonial County: Tyne & Wear
  • Latitude: 54.917259
  • Longitude: -1.73922
  • OS Grid Reference: NZ168580
  • Level Datum AOD: 26.07m

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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

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Recent warnings no longer in force.

River Derwent at Blaydon-on-Tyne, Rowlands Gill, Lintzford, and Shotley Bridge
Properties and low lying areas around Wood Street, Farriers Way, Lintzford, Riverside Way, The Copse, Bates Lane, Hexham Road, and The Sands Industrial Estate.

No current or recent warnings.

River Derwent
Properties at Eddy's Bridge, Leadmill Bridge, Allensford, Shotley Bridge, Ebchester Bridge, Blackhall Mill, Lintzford Grange, and Rowlands Gill

No current or recent warnings.

River Derwent at Blackhall Mill
Properties and low lying areas around River View, Mill Court, Nursery Court, and numbers 9-12 Armondside Road

No current or recent warnings.

River Derwent at Swalwell
Properties around The Pavilion, Hexham Road, and The Covers

No current or recent warnings.

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