River Severn level at Buildwas

Station summary

State
Normal 0.42m to 3.40m level here
Height
1.43m at today
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How levels here could affect nearby areas

7.20m
Historical event: Flooding on A458 at Cressage
7.04m
Water reaches the highest level recorded at this measuring station (recorded on 2 November 2000)
6.80m
Historical event: Flooding on B4373 near Jackfield Bridge
6.70m
Historical event: Flooding on Coalport Road at junction with Blists Hill Road
6.60m
Historical event: Flooding on Buildwas Road downstream of Buildwas Bridge
Historical event: Flooding to property on Ironbridge
5.80m
Historical event: Flooding to Buildwas Road
Historical event: Flooding to Dale End
5.30m
Historical event: Flooding on B4380 at Cressage Bridge
3.40m
This is the top of the normal range
Historical event: Flooding on floodplain at Leighton
1.43m
Latest level

No two flood events are the same. Flooding might not happen again at the same historical levels if, for example, flood defences are now in place.

View technical information for this measuring station
Site datum
36.00m (Above Ordnance Datum)
Station name
Buildwas
Normal range
0.42m to 3.40m
Station ID
2058

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