Old Bedford Sluice Salters Lode Monitoring Station

 

Current River Level: 1.123m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 1:00am, Friday 19th October BST
(12:00am, Friday 19th October GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.017m
(recorded at 12:00am, Friday 19th 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 Old Bedford Sluice Salters Lode Monitoring Station in average weather conditions is between 0.74m and 1.74m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Old Bedford Sluice Salters Lode Monitoring Station in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.90m and 1.62m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

  • Monitoring Station: Old Bedford Sluice Salters Lode
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E21381
  • Watercourse:
  • Operational Area: Old Bedford
  • Catchment Area: Old Bedford and Middle Level
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Great Ouse
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Nearest Town/Village: Denver
  • Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk
  • Ceremonial County: Norfolk

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitored rivers nearby
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Old Bedford Counter Drain Flood Defence
Welney, Nordelph, Upwell, Christchurch, Manea, Outwell

No current or recent warnings.

Hundred Foot Washes
Hundred Foot Washes, also known as the Ouse Washes, including the causeways at Earith, Sutton Gault and Welney

No current or recent warnings.

Ely Ouse
Great Ouse and the Cambridgeshire Lodes

No current or recent warnings.

Hundred Foot Washes Flood Defences east bank breach from Coveney to Denver
Littleport, Hilgay, Downham, Welney, Coveney, Southery, Fordham, Denver and Witcham

No current or recent warnings.

North West Norfolk Rivers
River Heacham, River Ingol and Babingley Brook in Norfolk

No current or recent warnings.

Middle Level in the Fens
Middle Level in the Fens

No current or recent warnings.

Tidal river from Denver to south of King's Lynn
Eau Brink, Saddle Bow, the Wiggenhalls, Tilney St Lawrence, West Walton, Walpole St Peters, Walpole Highway, Watlington, Nordelph, Barroway Drive and Salters Lode.

No current or recent warnings.

Tidal River Great Ouse west bank breach from Stowbridge to Nordelph
Stowbridge, St. Johns Fen End, Marshland St James, Barrow Drove, Outwell, Nordelph, Salters Lode and Downham Market

No current or recent warnings.

Tidal River Great Ouse east bank breach at Downham Market
Bridge Road and Horse Fair Close

No current or recent warnings.

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Past Week

Long Term

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