River Leven at Newby Bridge


Current River Level: 1.038m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 3:00pm, Wednesday 21st February GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.014m
(recorded at 4:30am, Wednesday 21st February GMT)

The normal level of the River Leven at Newby Bridge in average weather conditions is between 0.19m and 1.50m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Leven at Newby Bridge in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.31m and 1.40m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.86m, reached on Wednesday 24th December 2014 at 2:15am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Leven at Newby Bridge is 2.54m, reached on Friday 20th November 2009 at 10:15am.

  • Monitoring Station: Newby Bridge
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 735430
  • Watercourse: River Leven, Cumbria
  • Catchment Area: South Cumbria
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Kent Group
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Staveley-in-Cartmel
  • Local Authority: South Lakeland
  • Ceremonial County: Cumbria

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the River Leven

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Leven at Newby Bridge & Backbarrow
Newby Bridge including Swan Hotel, Boat Houses, Luanza, Millerbeck, Riverside House, Levenside and 4 Mill Farm. Backbarrow including Water Close, Lakeland Village, Coach House, Brow Foot and Levensdale.

No current or recent warnings.

Cumbrian coastline at North Morecambe Bay, Area B
North Morecambe Bay including Roa Island, Roosebeck, South Ulverston, Canal Foot, East Plain Farm, Flookburgh Caravan Park, Meathop, Arnside and Sandside

No current or recent warnings.

Coast at North Morecambe Bay
Coast at North Morecambe Bay

No current or recent warnings.

Town Beck at Ulverston from The Gill downstream to The Ellers area
Low-lying areas and properties in the town adjacent to Town Beck. Areas likely to be affected are the Gill, parts of Upper Brook Street , Union Street, The Ellers area and the Recycling Centre.

No current or recent warnings.

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Past Week

Long Term

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