Current River Level: 1.749m, steady

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 9:45am, Friday 16th February GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.000m
(recorded at 4:30am, Tuesday 13th February GMT)

Warning: This data is stale! For some reason, we have not been able to obtain updated levels for over 24 hours. The current displayed level is probably incorrect and you should not rely on it.

The normal level of the Penwortham in average weather conditions is between 1.70m and 5.08m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Penwortham in more extreme weather conditions is between 1.73m and 4.91m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

  • Monitoring Station: Penwortham
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 713354
  • Watercourse:
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ribble
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village:
  • Local Authority: Preston
  • Ceremonial County: Lancashire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitored rivers nearby

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 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.

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.

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.

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