Wash Dike at Pontefract Wash Dike


Current River Level: 0.637m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 7:00pm, Thursday 20th September BST
(6:00pm, Thursday 20th September GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.156m
(recorded at 6:45pm, Thursday 20th September BST)

The normal level of the Wash Dike at Pontefract Wash Dike in average weather conditions is between 0.11m and 0.15m. It has been between these levels for at least 157 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Wash Dike at Pontefract Wash Dike in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.10m and 0.95m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the Wash Dike at Pontefract Wash Dike is 1.84m, reached on Friday 8th August 2014 at 5:15pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Pontefract Wash Dike
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L1813
  • Watercourse: Wash Dike
  • Operational Area: Lower Don
  • Catchment Area: Don and Rother
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Pontefract
  • Local Authority: Wakefield
  • Ceremonial County: West Yorkshire
  • Latitude: 53.699599
  • Longitude: -1.292918
  • OS Grid Reference: SE467228
  • Level Datum AOD: 19.76m

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Wash Dike catchment
Wash Dike in Ferrybridge and Pontefract

No current or recent warnings.

Wash Dike at Pontefract
Properties on, or near Bondgate, Cavendish Avenue, Beech Croft and Atkinson Lane in Pontefract

Lower River Aire catchment
The River Aire from Brotherton to Chapel Haddlesey

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Ferrybridge
Ferrybridge from Brotherton Street Bridge to Mill Bridge, including the sewage works and recreation ground near Fryston Road Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Ferrybridge - The Square and High Street
Ferrybridge including The Square, High Street, and some properties on Fishergate and Argyle Road

No current or recent warnings.

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