Groundwater Level at Ridge Way

 

Current River Level: 57.056m, steady

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 7:00am, Wednesday 17th October BST
(6:00am, Wednesday 17th October GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.000m
(recorded at 7:00am, Tuesday 16th October BST)

Important! 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 Ridge Way in average weather conditions is between 56.56m and 57.06m. It has been between these levels for at least 159 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Groundwater Level at Ridge Way in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.00m and 68.00m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the Groundwater Level at Ridge Way is 85.41m, reached on Monday 17th February 2014 at 12:00am.

  • Monitoring Station: Ridge Way
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 44241
  • Watercourse: Groundwater Level
  • Catchment Area: Frome, Piddle, Poole Harbour and Purbeck
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Frome Group
  • Environment Agency Region: South West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Stinsford
  • Local Authority: West Dorset
  • Ceremonial County: Dorset

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the Groundwater Level
There are no other monitored rivers nearby
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Groundwater flooding in the West of Dorset
Bridport, Chideock, Martinstown, Milborne St. Andrew, Nottington, Piddlehinton, Piddletrenthide, Upwey, Winterborne Abbas, Winterborne Kingston, Winterborne Steepleton, Winterborne Stickland, Winterborne Whitechurch and Winterborne Zelston

No current or recent warnings.

Upper Frome at Dorchester
Casterbridge Trading Estate, London Road, Mill Street, London Close, Durnover Court and Kings Road in Dorchester

No current or recent warnings.

Groundwater flooding in the Cerne Valley
Groundwater flooding for Minterne Magna, Minton Parva, Cerne Abbas, Nether Cerne, Godmanston, Forston and Charminster

No current or recent warnings.

Groundwater flooding for the Piddle Valley
Groundwater flooding for Alton Pancras, Piddletrentide, White Lackington, Piddlehinton, Puddletown, Athelhampton

No current or recent warnings.

Upper Frome from Maiden Newton to Dorchester
Areas in Higher Frome Vauchurch, Frome Vauchurch, Cruxton, Notton, Frampton, Grimstone, Muckleford, Stratton, Bradford Peverell, Wrackleford, Charminster, Frome Whitfield, Wolfeton, Lower Burton and Cokers Frome

No current or recent warnings.

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