River Irwell at Kearsley


Current River Level: 0.97m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 3:00pm, Sunday 18th February GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.038m
(recorded at 4:30am, Sunday 18th February GMT)

The normal level of the River Irwell at Kearsley in average weather conditions is between 0.63m and 2.29m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Irwell at Kearsley in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.62m and 4.05m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Irwell at Kearsley is 6.33m, reached on Saturday 26th December 2015 at 2:15pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Kearsley
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 690503
  • Watercourse: River Irwell
  • Catchment Area: Northern Manchester
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Mersey and Irwell
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Kearsley
  • Local Authority: Bolton
  • Ceremonial County: Greater Manchester

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Irwell at Prestolee and Ringley Bridges
Areas at risk include; Riverside Drive, Hamble Croft, Langcliffe Place, Ribblehead Court, Stoneclough Rise, Selside Court and Langbourne close.

No current or recent warnings.

River Irwell at Kearsley
Properties at risk include the area from Kearsley Park to the Wastewater Treatment Works. This includes Crompton Rd, Alexandra Rd, Church Rd, Bridge St, Market St, Weaver chase, Lock View, Kearsley Hall Rd, Red Rock Lane and Clifton House Rd

No current or recent warnings.

River Irwell at Redvales and Radcliffe
Areas at risk; Between Whitfield Road and Windermere drive. Ribchester Drive, Derby High School and Cleavelys Avenue. Between Nu Foam and Radcliffe Bridge. Between Church street and Bealey Community Hospital, and surrounding areas

No current or recent warnings.

River Irwell at Pioneer Mills and Parkside Close
Properties at risk include Pioneer Mills, Close Park and two properties on Parkside Close

No current or recent warnings.

River Irwell at Redvales
Properties at risk include area adjacent to Warth Road, and properties between the River Irwell, Vale Avenue and Derwent Drive. Between York Street and Close park and buildings adjacent to Dumers lane South of Hardy bridge.

No current or recent warnings.

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