Current River Level: 1.172m, falling

Above normal for this location

Current level recorded at 5:45am, Thursday 18th January GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.005m
(recorded at 5:30am, Thursday 18th January GMT)

The normal level of the Penleach in average weather conditions is between 0.73m and 0.98m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Penleach in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.48m and 0.96m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

  • Monitoring Station: Penleach
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 690340
  • Watercourse:
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Mersey and Irwell
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village:
  • Local Authority: Wigan
  • Ceremonial County: Greater Manchester

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitored rivers nearby

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Penleach Brook at Higher Folds
Areas at risk include Wash Lane, Rosedale Drive, parts of Kenwood Avenue, The Recreation Ground, Balmoral Drive, Tower Grove, Stirling Close, Crown Grove and Royal Drive, Windsor Road and Regina Crescent

No current or recent warnings.

Lilford Park Brook at Lilford
Areas at risk include properties on and around The Avenue to Peregrine Drive and adjacent roads. This includes properties on and around Riversmeade, Elmridge, Platt Fold Road, Sevenoaks, Greenways, South Court, Linnet Drive, Redpol Avenue

No current or recent warnings.

Areas at risk include properties around Kings Park to Windermere Rd and adjacent Roads. This includes properties between Leigh Rd, The Avenue and Charles St. This also includes properties between Leigh Rd, Chadwick St, Grasmere St and Windermere Rd

No current or recent warnings.

Westleigh Brook at Firs lane
Areas at risk include riverside properties from parsonage retail park to the Cricket Ground, including Clifton Street, Scott Street, Moresby Lane, Twist Lane, Pilling Street, Knowsley Street and the cricket ground.

No current or recent warnings.

Astley Brook at Astley, properties near Astley Brook Bridge and two properties on Manchester Road
Areas at risk include some properties along the watercourse on Caldwell Close, Caldwell Avenue and Abotts Green. Also at risk are two properties on Manchester Road and Church Road.

No current or recent warnings.

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