River Blackwater at Appleford Bridge

 

Current River Level: 0.391m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 4:30am, Wednesday 13th December GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.067m
(recorded at 4:30am, Tuesday 12th December GMT)

The normal level of the River Blackwater at Appleford Bridge in average weather conditions is between 0.24m and 0.58m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Blackwater at Appleford Bridge in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.13m and 1.26m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.74m, reached on Saturday 8th February 2014 at 7:15pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Blackwater at Appleford Bridge is 2.33m, reached on Monday 22nd October 2001 at 1:45pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Appleford Bridge
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E22815
  • Watercourse: River Blackwater, Essex
  • Catchment Area: Essex
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Essex Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Nearest Town/Village: Great Braxted
  • Local Authority: Maldon
  • Ceremonial County: Essex

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River Chelmer from the A138 at Chelmsford to Maldon
River Chelmer from the A138 at Chelmsford to Maldon

No current or recent warnings.

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Long Term

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