Douglas at Wanes Blades

 

Current River Level: 0.332m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 4:00pm, Wednesday 23rd May BST
(3:00pm, Wednesday 23rd May GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.018m
(recorded at 5:30am, Wednesday 23rd May BST)

The normal level of the Douglas at Wanes Blades in average weather conditions is between 0.26m and 1.35m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Douglas at Wanes Blades in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.29m and 2.75m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the Douglas at Wanes Blades is 3.76m, reached on Saturday 23rd June 2012 at 2:15am.

  • Monitoring Station: Wanes Blades
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 700306
  • Watercourse: Douglas
  • Operational Area: Douglas OC
  • Catchment Area: Douglas
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Douglas Group
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Bispham
  • Local Authority: West Lancashire
  • Ceremonial County: Lancashire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Lower River Douglas
River Douglas and other watercourses from Parbold to the confluence with the River Ribble including Rufford, Mawdesley, Hesketh and Longton

No current or recent warnings.

Upper River Douglas.
The River Douglas from Horwich Star Vale to Appley Bridge including Addlington, Blackrod, Wigan, Standish, and Gathurst

No current or recent warnings.

Crossens area
Low lying land from Ormskirk to Southport including, Banks, Birkdale, Brown Edge, Mere Brow and Scarisbrick

No current or recent warnings.

River Douglas at Parbold, Area A
Low lying properties on the right bank of the Douglas, downstream of the Canal Bridge including Burnside, Bankside, Northdene, Southdene, Westdene, Broadmede and Greenfield

No current or recent warnings.

River Douglas at Parbold, Area C
Low lying properties on the right bank of the Douglas between the Canal and Alder Lane

No current or recent warnings.

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Past Week

Long Term

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