River Roch at Blackford Bridge

 

Current River Level: 0.115m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 4:00pm, Tuesday 25th September BST
(3:00pm, Tuesday 25th September GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.008m
(recorded at 5:30am, Tuesday 25th September BST)

The normal level of the River Roch at Blackford Bridge in average weather conditions is between 0.06m and 0.62m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Roch at Blackford Bridge in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.07m and 2.45m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Roch at Blackford Bridge is 3.36m, reached on Saturday 26th December 2015 at 3:00pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Blackford Bridge
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 690205
  • Watercourse: River Roch
  • Operational Area: Roch Irk Medlock
  • Catchment Area: Irwell
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Mersey and Irwell
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Hollins
  • Local Authority: Bury
  • Ceremonial County: Greater Manchester
  • Latitude: 53.5659
  • Longitude: -2.293017
  • OS Grid Reference: SD806077
  • Level Datum AOD: 62.92m

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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Upper River Irwell catchment with Oldham, Bolton, Rochdale, Haslingden, Ramsbottom and Rawtenstall
The Upper Irwell catchment includes the Rivers Beal, Roch and Croal, Limey Water and their tributaries. Other locations which may be affected are around Farnworth, Whitefield, Little Lever, Radcliffe, Bury, Heywood, Whitworth and Bacup

No current or recent warnings.

River Roch at Hollins
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No current or recent warnings.

River Irwell Near Close Park
Properties at risk include Pioneer Mills, Close Park and two properties on Parkside Close

No current or recent warnings.

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Areas at risk; Between Whitfield Road and Windermere drive. Ribchester Drive, Derby High School and Cleavelys Avenue. Between Nu Foam and Radcliffe Bridge. Between Church street and Bealey Community Hospital, and surrounding areas

No current or recent warnings.

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Properties at risk include area adjacent to Warth Road, and properties between the River Irwell, Vale Avenue and Derwent Drive. Between York Street and Close park and buildings adjacent to Dumers lane South of Hardy bridge.

No current or recent warnings.

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