Hol Beck at Leeds Holbeck Flood Alleviation Scheme


Current River Level: 23.862m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 6:15am, Sunday 19th August BST
(5:15am, Sunday 19th August GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.013m
(recorded at 1:15pm, Saturday 18th August BST)

The levels for this location are measured relative to sea level, not relative to the riverbed. The levels shown here do not, therefore, necessarily represent the actual depth of the water.

The normal level of the Hol Beck at Leeds Holbeck Flood Alleviation Scheme in average weather conditions is between 23.68m and 32.77m. It has been between these levels for at least 96 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Hol Beck at Leeds Holbeck Flood Alleviation Scheme in more extreme weather conditions is between 23.85m and 24.39m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the Hol Beck at Leeds Holbeck Flood Alleviation Scheme is 25.10m, reached on Tuesday 3rd April 2018 at 7:30am.

  • Monitoring Station: Leeds Holbeck Flood Alleviation Scheme
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L1771
  • Watercourse: Hol Beck
  • Catchment Area: Aire and Calder
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Leeds Holbeck
  • Local Authority: Leeds
  • Ceremonial County: West Yorkshire
  • Latitude: 53.791869
  • Longitude: -1.551762
  • OS Grid Reference: SE2962632934

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No current or recent warnings.

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Recent warnings no longer in force.

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No current or recent warnings.

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