Douglas at Wanes Blades

 

Current River Level: 0.325m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 6:00pm, Sunday 28th May GMT
(7:00pm, Sunday 28th May BST)

Change from previous measurement: -0.042m

The normal level of the Douglas at Wanes Blades in average weather conditions is between 0.28m and 0.60m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Douglas at Wanes Blades in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.29m and 2.75m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 4.12m, reached on Saturday 23rd June 2012 at 2:15am.

The highest level ever recorded at the Douglas at Wanes Blades is 3.76m, reached on Thursday 28th December 1978 at 7:00pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Wanes Blades
  • Watercourse: Douglas
  • Catchment Area: Ribble Douglas and Crossens
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Douglas Group
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Bispham
  • Local Authority: West Lancashire
  • Ceremonial County: Lancashire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Douglas at Parbold, Area A
Low lying properties on the right bank of the Douglas, downstream of the Canal Bridge including Burnside, Bankside, Northdene, Southdene, Westdene, Broadmede and Greenfield

No current or recent warnings.

River Douglas at Parbold, Area C
Low lying properties on the right bank of the Douglas between the Canal and Alder Lane

No current or recent warnings.

River Douglas at Parbold, Area B
Properties downstream of the Canal Bridge at the end of West View and the Wayfarer Pub off Alder Lane

No current or recent warnings.

Lower River Douglas
River Douglas and other watercourses from Parbold to the confluence with the River Ribble including Rufford, Mawdesley, Hesketh and Longton

No current or recent warnings.

River Douglas at Appley Bridge
Low lying land on the south bank of the River Douglas at Appley Bridge including properties along Appley Lane as far as Speakmans Drive

No current or recent warnings.

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