River Kennett at Beck Bridge


Current River Level: 0.032m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 8:30am, Friday 17th August BST
(7:30am, Friday 17th August GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.001m
(recorded at 7:00am, Friday 17th August BST)

The normal level of the River Kennett at Beck Bridge in average weather conditions is between 0.03m and 0.04m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Kennett at Beck Bridge in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.01m and 0.22m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 0.65m, reached on Saturday 8th February 2014 at 1:30am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Kennett at Beck Bridge is 1.06m, reached on Saturday 30th January 1988 at 10:30am.

  • Monitoring Station: Beck Bridge
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E21119
  • Watercourse: River Kennett
  • Operational Area: Lark
  • Catchment Area: Cam and Ely Ouse
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Great Ouse
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Nearest Town/Village: Freckenham
  • Local Authority: Forest Heath
  • Ceremonial County: Suffolk
  • Latitude: 52.332181
  • Longitude: 0.438278
  • OS Grid Reference: TL 66236 73254
  • Level Datum AOD: 3.994m

Nearby Monitoring Locations

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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Rivers Lark and Kennett in Suffolk
River Lark from Fornham St. Martin to Isleham and the River Kennett from Ousden to Freckenham in Suffolk

No current or recent warnings.

River Kennett from Ousden to Freckenham
Upend, Dalham, Moulton, Kentford, Red Lodge, Badlingham Manor and Freckenham

No current or recent warnings.

River Lark from Fornham St, Martin to Isleham
Fornham St, Martin, Fornham All Saints, Fornham St, Genevieve, Hengrave, Flempton, West Stow, Lackford, Icklingham, Barton Mills, Mildenhall and West Row

No current or recent warnings.

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