River Snail at Fordham


Current River Level: 0.109m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 8:45am, Sunday 18th November GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.003m
(recorded at 6:00am, Sunday 18th November GMT)

The normal level of the River Snail at Fordham in average weather conditions is between 0.10m and 0.17m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Snail at Fordham in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.05m and 0.17m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 0.35m, reached on Sunday 28th February 2010 at 9:30pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Snail at Fordham is 0.49m, reached on Friday 10th April 1998 at 6:15am.

  • Monitoring Station: Fordham
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E21765
  • Watercourse: River Snail
  • Operational Area: Lower Cam
  • Catchment Area: Cam and Ely Ouse
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Great Ouse
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Nearest Town/Village: Burwell
  • Local Authority: East Cambridgeshire
  • Ceremonial County: Cambridgeshire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the River Snail
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Ely Ouse
Great Ouse and the Cambridgeshire Lodes

No current or recent warnings.

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Areas of Newmarket at risk of groundwater flooding including High Street

No current or recent warnings.

River Great Ouse at Ely
areas near the river downstream of Ely

No current or recent warnings.

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Long Term

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