Ribble at Walton-Le-Dale


Current River Level: 1.032m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 4:30am, Friday 19th January GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.517m
(recorded at 3:00pm, Thursday 18th January GMT)

The normal level of the Ribble at Walton-Le-Dale in average weather conditions is between -0.16m and 2.77m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Ribble at Walton-Le-Dale in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.15m and 3.50m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the Ribble at Walton-Le-Dale is 5.40m, reached on Saturday 26th December 2015 at 5:30pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Walton-Le-Dale
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 713030
  • Watercourse: Ribble
  • Catchment Area: Ribble Douglas and Crossens
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ribble
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Preston
  • Local Authority: Preston
  • Ceremonial County: Lancashire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

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.

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.

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

No current or recent warnings.

River Darwen at Higher Walton, Area A
Properties on Higher Walton Road backing onto the River Darwen, businesses and properties close to Cann Bridge in Darwen Street, and businesses based in Higher Walton Mills.

No current or recent warnings.

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