River Calder level at Sowerby Bridge

Station summary

State
Low below 0.00m
Height
≤ 0m at today
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How levels here could affect nearby areas

3.55m
Water reaches the highest level recorded at this measuring station (recorded on 26 December 2015)
2.45m
Historical event: Further flooding to properties at Sowerby Bridge
2.35m
Historical event: Flooding to properties in central Sowerby Bridge
2.00m
Property flooding is possible above this level. One or more flood warnings may be issued
Historical event: Flooding to properties at Sowerby Bridge
1.40m
Low lying land flooding is possible above this level. One or more flood alerts may be issued
This is the top of the normal range
-0.00m
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
74.82m (Above Ordnance Datum)
Station name
Sowerby Bridge
Normal range
0.00m to 1.40m
Station ID
8191

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