Wash Dike level at Pontefract Wash Dike

Latest at 3:45am on 24 May

Height
0.16m
Trend
Steady
State
Normal

Normal range 0.10m to 1.10m

Height in metres over the last 5 days

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How levels here could affect nearby areas

1.84m
Water reaches the highest level recorded at this measuring station (recorded on 8 August 2014)
Historical event: Flooding to properties on Beech Croft, Pontefract
Historical event: Flooding to properties on Cavendish Avenue, Pontefract
Historical event: Flooding to properties on Knottingley Road, Pontefract
1.77m
Historical event: Flooding to properties on Atkinson Lane, Pontefract
1.72m
Historical event: Flooding to properties on Bondgate, Pontefract
1.70m
Property flooding is possible above this level. One or more flood warnings may be issued
1.55m
Historical event: Flooding to properties at Pontefract
1.53m
Historical event: Flooding to properties at Pontefract
1.40m
Low lying land flooding is possible above this level. One or more flood alerts may be issued
Historical event: Flooding on A645
1.10m
This is the top of the normal range
0.16m
Latest level

Flooding might not happen again at the same historical levels. This may be because flood management schemes are now in place.

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