River Calder at Wakefield

 

Current River Level: 0.042m, rising

Below normal for this location

Current level recorded at 6:15am, Thursday 24th May BST
(5:15am, Thursday 24th May GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.001m
(recorded at 7:00pm, Wednesday 23rd May BST)

The normal level of the River Calder at Wakefield in average weather conditions is between 0.01m and 0.23m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Calder at Wakefield in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.04m and 0.85m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Calder at Wakefield is 1.62m, reached on Saturday 26th December 2015 at 11:30pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Wakefield
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L1304
  • Watercourse: River Calder, West Yorkshire
  • Operational Area: Lower Calder
  • Catchment Area: Aire and Calder
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Wakefield
  • Local Authority: Wakefield
  • Ceremonial County: West Yorkshire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Ings Beck Catchment including Oakenshaw Beck
Alverthorpe Beck, Balne Beck, Ings Beck and Oakenshaw Beck in Wakefield

No current or recent warnings.

River Calder Lower Catchment
the River Calder from Brighouse to Castleford including Chickenley Beck, Spring Mill Beck and Waindike

No current or recent warnings.

River Calder at Wakefield - Thornes and Calder Vale
Wakefield including Thornes, Thornes Industrial Estate, Greens Industrial Estate and Calder Vale Road

No current or recent warnings.

Balne Beck, Alverthorpe Beck and Ings Beck at Wakefield Westgate
Wakefield Westgate, Darnley including Rufford Street, Westgate Retail Park and Thornes

No current or recent warnings.

River Calder at Wakefield - Fall Ings and Belle Vue
Wakefield including Belle Isle, Fall Ings and Belle Vue

No current or recent warnings.

Balne Beck and Alverthorpe Beck at Brooks Bank in the Wakefield Prison area
The Prison area in Wakefield including Moorhouse Avenue and adjoining roads, Alverthorpe Road, Victoria Avenue and Elder Green

No current or recent warnings.

River Calder at Stanley
Stanley including Ferry Lane, Welbeck Lane, Lake Yard, Bottom Boat Road and Foxholes Lane

No current or recent warnings.

Oakenshaw Beck at Agbrigg
Agbrigg including Agbrigg Road and roads off Agbrigg Road from Doncaster Road to Back Gordon Street. Also includes Caravan Site off Doncaster Road

No current or recent warnings.

Balne Beck at Peacock including Silcoates Street
Peacock area in Wakefield including Silcoates Street and adjoining roads, Blackthorn Way and Rowan Court

No current or recent warnings.

River Calder at Horbury Junction
Horbury Junction including Dudfleet Mill, the sewage works, Broad Cut, the Industrial Estate and Calder Park incorporating Denby Dale Road and Thomas Maddison Lane

No current or recent warnings.

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