Tame at Portwood


Current River Level: 0.197m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

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

Change from previous measurement: -0.001m
(recorded at 4:30am, Wednesday 21st February GMT)

The normal level of the Tame at Portwood in average weather conditions is between 0.07m and 1.43m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Tame at Portwood in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.10m and 1.92m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.38m, reached on Friday 6th July 2012 at 10:00pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the Tame at Portwood is 1.81m, reached on Friday 9th December 1983 at 4:30pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Portwood
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 692423
  • Watercourse: Tame
  • Catchment Area: Upper Mersey
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Mersey and Irwell
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Bredbury
  • Local Authority: Stockport
  • Ceremonial County: Greater Manchester

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

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Areas at risk include properties at Meadow industrial estate, between the M60 and Tiviot way.

No current or recent warnings.

Rivers Goyt and Mersey at Stockport
Properties at risk include the area from New Bridge Lane to Junction 2 of the M60. This includes Great Portwood St, Lancaster St, The Peel Centre, Chester St and Ford St. Some properties on Barton Road at Heaton Mersey Industrial Estate.

No current or recent warnings.

River Tame at Hyde, Clarkes Bridge Area
Areas at risk include properties and Caravans in the Layton Avenue and Mill Lane area.

No current or recent warnings.

River Goyt from Marple Dale to Offerton
Areas at risk include properties on Dale Road at Marple, Vale Road and Goyt Valley at Romiley and Bongs Road at Offerton.

No current or recent warnings.

Poise Brook at Offerton and Hazel Grove
Properties from Holiday Lane Offerton including locations around Bean Leach Road and Shearwater Road, to Ashton Place Hazel Grove including locations around Hazelwood Road and Torkington Park

No current or recent warnings.

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