Douglas at Wigan


Current River Level: 0.146m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 4:30am, Thursday 19th October GMT
(5:30am, Thursday 19th October BST)

Change from previous measurement: -0.003m

The normal level of the Douglas at Wigan in average weather conditions is between 0.12m and 0.19m. It has been between these levels for at least 152 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Douglas at Wigan in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.09m and 1.35m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.52m, reached on Monday 21st January 2008 at 12:15pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the Douglas at Wigan is 2.55m, reached on Saturday 26th December 2015 at 2:00pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Wigan
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 700325
  • Watercourse: Douglas
  • Catchment Area: Ribble Douglas and Crossens
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Douglas Group
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Wigan
  • Local Authority: Wigan
  • Ceremonial County: Greater Manchester

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Douglas at Wigan, Area B
Low lying area adjacent to the River Douglas including properties in Scholes and Poolstock.

No current or recent warnings.

River Douglas at Wigan, Area A
Low lying area adjacent to the River Douglas including properties on Eleanor St, The Bus Depot, Baker St (Poolstock) and Robin Park.

No current or recent warnings.

Borsdane and Hockery Brook at Hindley
Areas at risk include land adjacent to Borsdane Brook between Rayner Park and Rockingham Drive, Including Platt Lane, Aughton Street, Whitebury Ave and Blackberry Drive. Also at risk, Property next to Hockery Brook Between Wigan Road and Blackberry D

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.

Millingford Brook at Ashton in Makerfield
Areas at risk include properties on and adjacent to Wigan Road and Princess Road between the Library and Mill Street. Also at risk are properties on Old Road, King George Close, Gerrard Street, Monmouth Crescent and on and adjacent to Lincoln Drive.

No current or recent warnings.

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Long Term

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