Penwortham Monitoring Station

 

Current River Level: 1.962m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 4:00pm, Friday 17th August BST
(3:00pm, Friday 17th August GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.573m
(recorded at 5:30am, Friday 17th August BST)

The normal level of the Penwortham Monitoring Station in average weather conditions is between 1.70m and 5.30m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Penwortham Monitoring Station in more extreme weather conditions is between 1.71m and 4.85m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

  • Monitoring Station: Penwortham
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 713354
  • Watercourse:
  • Operational Area: Savick Brook and Fylde South Drains
  • Catchment Area: Ribble
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ribble
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village:
  • Local Authority: Preston
  • Ceremonial County: Lancashire
  • Latitude: 53.748499
  • Longitude: -2.710391
  • OS Grid Reference: SD532282

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitored rivers nearby
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Ribble Estuary at Broadgate, Area A
Properties in Broadgate in South End, Riverside, and Connaught Road, including The Continental pub and Preston Sports Club.

No current or recent warnings.

Ribble Estuary at Lower Penwortham, Area B
Properties in Lower Penwortham off Leyland Road, Talbot Road, Riverside Road and Stricklands Lane; premises on Leyland Road and Factory Lane Industrial Estates; mobile homes on Penwortham Residential Park; and properties near Oaks Wood in Valley Road

No current or recent warnings.

Ribble Estuary
Freckleton Marsh, Riversway Docklands, Lower Penwortham, Hutton Marsh, Longton Marsh, Becconsall Marsh, Much Hoole Marsh, Bretherton Eyes, Croston Finney, Hesketh Out Marsh and Hundred End

No current or recent warnings.

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale, Preston, Area B
Area on the North Bank of the River Ribble between the Old Tram Bridge and the Railway Bridge comprising of Avenham Park and Miller Park.

No current or recent warnings.

Ribble Estuary at Broadgate, Area B
Properties in Broadgate including properties off Winkley Road, South Meadow Lane, Taylor Street, Strand Road, and Fishergate Hill near Penwortham Bridge.

No current or recent warnings.

Lower River Ribble and Darwen
River Ribble from Samlesbury and the River Darwen from Darwen including Blackburn, Preston, Walton-Le-Dale, Pleasington and Higher Walton

No current or recent warnings.

Ribble Estuary at Lower Penwortham, Area A
Properties in Penwortham on Leyland Road close to the River Ribble, including Penwortham Methodist Church.

No current or recent warnings.

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale, Preston, Area C
Includes Ribble Side Farm, Watery Lane, Factory Lane and Ashworth Grove, Walton Green, Beechwood Avenue, Heaton Close, and Chorley Road and Drakes Hollow

No current or recent warnings.

Ribble Estuary at Riversway Docklands
Low lying land and properties north of the River Ribble from the Motor Park near Riversway up to Penwortham New Bridge.

No current or recent warnings.

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale, Preston, Area A
Properties on the South bank of the Ribble between the Darwen Confluence and the Railway Bridge and on the North bank upstream of Walton Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

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