River Allen at Walford Mill

 

Current River Level: 0.505m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 5:00am, Thursday 26th April BST
(4:00am, Thursday 26th April GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.002m
(recorded at 5:00pm, Wednesday 25th April BST)

The normal level of the River Allen at Walford Mill in average weather conditions is between 0.11m and 0.50m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Allen at Walford Mill in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.09m and 0.55m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 0.96m, reached on Monday 6th January 2014 at 4:00am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Allen at Walford Mill is 1.04m, reached on Wednesday 13th December 2000 at 6:15am.

  • Monitoring Station: Walford Mill
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 43216
  • Watercourse: River Allen, Dorset
  • Operational Area: Dorset Stour
  • Catchment Area: Dorset
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Avon and Stour
  • Environment Agency Region: South West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Wimborne Minster
  • Local Authority: East Dorset
  • Ceremonial County: Dorset

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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Groundwater flooding in the Cranborne Chase area
Bishopstone, Bourton, Braemore, Britford, Broadchalk, Burgate, Chilmark, Coombe Bissett, Downton, Farnham, Fordingbridge, Hinton St. Mary, Homington, Mere, Pimperne, Ringwood, Rockbourne, Shapwick, Sixpenny Handley, T. Gunville, T.Hinton and T.Monkto

No current or recent warnings.

River Allen and tributaries
tributaries between Wimborne St Giles and Wimborne

No current or recent warnings.

River Allen at Wimborne
Knobcrook Road, Mill Lane and East Street in Wimborne

No current or recent warnings.

The Allen
Groundwater information for Sixpenny Handley, Wimborne St Giles, Witchampton and parts of Wimborne

No current or recent warnings.

River Allen at Wimborne Town Centre
Wimborne Road, Allenview Road, Hanham Road, Mill Lane, Crown Mead, East Street, High Street, Dean Court Lane, Millstream Close, Poole Road, Station Road and Newmans Close in Wimborne

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Stour from Sturminster Marshall to Christchurch
Farms at Sturminster Marshall, Cowgrove, Shops in Wimborne, Mill Street in Corfe Mullen, Bridge House Hotel in Ferndown, Brecon Close, Ringwood Road, Throop Road in Bournemouth, Barrack Road and Willow Way in Christchurch

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Stour and Tributaries
tributaries between Wimborne and Christchurch

No current or recent warnings.

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Long Term

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