Wash Dike level at Pontefract Wash Dike

Station summary

State
Normal 0.10m to 1.10m level here
Height
0.12m at today
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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
1.55m
Historical event: Flooding to properties at Pontefract
1.53m
Historical event: Flooding to properties at Pontefract
1.40m
Historical event: Flooding on A645
1.10m
This is the top of the normal range
0.12m
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
19.76m (Above Ordnance Datum)
Station name
Pontefract Wash Dike
Normal range
0.10m to 1.10m
Station ID
8304

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