Counter Drain at Welches Dam

Current River Level: 0.832m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 8:30am, Monday 24th April GMT
(9:30am, Monday 24th April BST)

Change from previous measurement: -0.007m


The normal level of the Counter Drain at Welches Dam in average weather conditions is between 0.75m and 1.09m. It has been between these levels for at least 181 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Counter Drain at Welches Dam in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.70m and 1.16m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.39m, reached on Saturday 15th January 2011 at 7:15am.

The highest level ever recorded at the Counter Drain at Welches Dam is 1.58m, recorded on Monday 3rd February 2003 at 8:00am.

  • Monitoring Station: Welches Dam
  • Watercourse: Counter Drain
  • Catchment Area: Old Bedford including the Middle Level
  • Region: Anglian
  • Nearest Town/Village: Manea
  • Local Authority: Fenland District Council
  • County: Cambridgeshire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the Counter Drain
Monitoring locations on nearby rivers

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

There are no flood warning locations near this monitoring station.

Past Week

Long Term

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Long term data may have gaps where the API data was not available.

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