River Wear at Chester-Le-Street

 

Current River Level: 0.351m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 5:45am, Saturday 23rd September GMT
(6:45am, Saturday 23rd September BST)

Change from previous measurement: -0.001m

The normal level of the River Wear at Chester-Le-Street in average weather conditions is between 0.29m and 0.63m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Wear at Chester-Le-Street in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.29m and 3.80m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 3.97m, reached on Tuesday 27th November 2012 at 2:00am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Wear at Chester-Le-Street is 4.06m, reached on Saturday 18th July 2009 at 11:00am.

  • Monitoring Station: Chester-Le-Street
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 024009
  • Watercourse: River Wear
  • Catchment Area: Wear
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Wear
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Little Lumley
  • Local Authority: Durham
  • Ceremonial County: Durham

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Monitoring locations on nearby rivers

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Wear at Chester-le-Street
Properties and low lying areas around, Ford Cottage, Low Cocken Farm, Harbour House Farm, Lumley Castle Gardens, Chester-le-Street Golf Club, Riverside Sports Pavillion, Ropery Lane, Riverside Gardens and The Parks.

No current or recent warnings.

Moors Burn at Sedgeletch and Rainton Bridge, Houghton-le-Spring
Properties and low lying land around Sedgeletch Road, Cedar Terrace, Osman Terrace, Sewage Works at Sedgeletch and The Grove at Rainton Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

Moors Burn at Dairy Lane, Houghton-le-Spring
Properties and low lying land around Southburn Close, Longacre, Aireys Close and Hutton Close

No current or recent warnings.

Moors Burn at Brookside and North Road, Houghton-le-Spring
Properties and low lying land around Brookside, Corn Mill Drive and Mill Terrace on North Road (B1284)

No current or recent warnings.

Wear Estuary from Fatfield to Queen Alexandra Bridge
Properties at, Fatfield, Cox Green, South Hylton and Pallion.

No current or recent warnings.

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