River Irwell at Ramsbottom Weir

 

Current River Level: 0.355m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 3:00pm, Saturday 18th November GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.002m
(recorded at 4:30am, Saturday 18th November GMT)

The normal level of the River Irwell at Ramsbottom Weir in average weather conditions is between 0.25m and 0.49m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Irwell at Ramsbottom Weir in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.26m and 2.30m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Irwell at Ramsbottom Weir is 3.39m, reached on Saturday 26th December 2015 at 1:15pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Ramsbottom Weir
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 690155
  • Watercourse: River Irwell
  • Catchment Area: Northern Manchester
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Mersey and Irwell
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Ramsbottom
  • Local Authority: Bury
  • Ceremonial County: Greater Manchester

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Irwell at Ramsbottom
River bank overtopping is expected. Areas at risk include the firestation, the treatment works, Great Eaves Rd and Athol street. Other areas at risk include Garden Street, Kenyon St, Nuttall Park and Ramsbottom Football and Cricket grounds

No current or recent warnings.

River Irwell at Strongstry and Chatterton
Areas at risk are those adjacent to the River Irwell through Strongstry and Chatterton. Including North St, Strongstry Bridge, Chatterton Rd. Other areas at risk include Areas in the vicinity of, Bolton Rd North, and Cuba Industrial Estate

No current or recent warnings.

River Irwell at Summerseat, Riverside
Areas at risk include land and properties alongside the river at Summerseat, including some properties on Waterside Road, Riverside Drive and The Island.

No current or recent warnings.

River Irwell at Summerseat
Areas at risk include land and property atHamer Terrace, Riverside Drive, Waterside Road, also at risk are properties on Railway Street and North View

No current or recent warnings.

River Irwell at Irwell Vale
River bank overtopping is expected. Areas at risk include Irwell Vale, Aitken Street, Bowker Street, Chapel Terrace, Hardsough Fold, Milne Street and Parkinson Fold.

No current or recent warnings.

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