Mells River at Vallis


Current River Level: 0.084m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 5:00pm, Saturday 21st July BST
(4:00pm, Saturday 21st July GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.016m
(recorded at 5:00am, Saturday 21st July BST)

The normal level of the Mells River at Vallis in average weather conditions is between 0.09m and 0.60m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Mells River at Vallis in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.08m and 1.50m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.78m, reached on Tuesday 24th December 2013 at 4:15am.

The highest level ever recorded at the Mells River at Vallis is 2.03m, reached on Wednesday 13th October 1993 at 12:30pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Vallis
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 53119
  • Watercourse: Mells River
  • Operational Area: Bristol Avon Rural
  • Catchment Area: Avon Bristol and North Somerset Streams
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Avon (Bristol)
  • Environment Agency Region: South West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Great Elm
  • Local Authority: Mendip
  • Ceremonial County: Somerset
  • Latitude: 51.240687
  • Longitude: -2.349087
  • OS Grid Reference: ST757491
  • Level Datum AOD: 67.8m

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Somerset Frome Area
River Frome and Mells, and the Whatley and Nunney Brooks and tributaries

No current or recent warnings.

River Mells and Whatley Brook
River Mells including Edford, Ham Bridge, Coleford, Lower Vobster, Mells, Great Elm and Spring Gardens and the Whatley Brook

No current or recent warnings.

Nunney Brook
Nunney Brook including Wanstrow, Holwell, Nunney and Egford and the Sharpshaw Watercourse

No current or recent warnings.

Somerset Frome at Frome
Somerset Frome at Frome

No current or recent warnings.

Somerset Frome from Witham Friary to Frome
Somerset Frome from Witham Friary to Frome including Wallbridge

No current or recent warnings.

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