Groundwater Level at Woodyates


Current River Level: 72.93m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 5:00pm, Friday 17th August BST
(4:00pm, Friday 17th August GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.060m
(recorded at 5:00am, Friday 17th August BST)

The levels for this location are measured relative to sea level, not relative to the riverbed. The levels shown here do not, therefore, necessarily represent the actual depth of the water.

The normal level of the Groundwater Level at Woodyates in average weather conditions is between 73.59m and 102.26m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Groundwater Level at Woodyates in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.00m and 102.00m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the Groundwater Level at Woodyates is 109.23m, reached on Thursday 9th January 2014 at 4:30am.

  • Monitoring Station: Woodyates
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 43121
  • Watercourse: Groundwater Level
  • Operational Area: Dorset Stour
  • Catchment Area: Dorset
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Avon and Stour
  • Environment Agency Region: South West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Sixpenny Handley and Pentridge
  • Local Authority: East Dorset
  • Ceremonial County: Dorset
  • Latitude: 50.974908
  • Longitude: -1.978577
  • OS Grid Reference: SU016195
  • Level Datum AOD: 110.88m

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