River Churnet at Leek


Current River Level: 0.447m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 6:00pm, Monday 19th February GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.006m
(recorded at 1:00pm, Monday 19th February GMT)

The normal level of the River Churnet at Leek in average weather conditions is between 0.20m and 0.49m. It has been between these levels for at least 152 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Churnet at Leek in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.18m and 0.51m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.48m, reached on Friday 8th June 2012 at 3:00pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Churnet at Leek is 1.67m, reached on Monday 6th November 2000 at 7:15am.

  • Monitoring Station: Leek
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 4143
  • Watercourse: River Churnet
  • Catchment Area: Dove
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Trent
  • Environment Agency Region: Midlands
  • Nearest Town/Village: Leekfrith
  • Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands
  • Ceremonial County: Staffordshire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Churnet at Leek
River Churnet at Leek including Abbey Green Road, Macclesfield Road, Thomas Street, Grace Street

No current or recent warnings.

River Churnet at Barnfields
River Churnet at Barnfields including Wall Bridge area, Sunnyhills Road and the A53

No current or recent warnings.

River Churnet at Leekbrook
River Churnet at Leekbrook including Primrose Close, Tulip Way and Wardel Gardens

No current or recent warnings.

River Churnet at Cheddleton
River Churnet at Cheddleton including Cheadle Road and Churnetside Business Park

No current or recent warnings.

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