Alverthorpe Beck at Wakefield Grasmere Road


Current River Level: 0.038m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 8:00pm, Thursday 1st December GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.001m
(recorded at 7:45pm, Thursday 1st December GMT)

The usual range of the Alverthorpe Beck at Wakefield Grasmere Road is between 0.03m and 1.10m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Alverthorpe Beck at Wakefield Grasmere Road over the past 12 months has been between 0.00m and 0.04m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Alverthorpe Beck at Wakefield Grasmere Road is 1.39m, reached on Monday 25th June 2007 at 3:15pm.

Note that this data may not take account of recent measurements, as we wait until a level has been verified by the Environment Agency before adding it to our records.

  • Monitoring Station: Wakefield Grasmere Road
  • Watercourse: Alverthorpe Beck
  • Nearest Town/Village: Wakefield
  • Local Authority: Wakefield
  • Ceremonial County: West Yorkshire
  • Coordinates: 53°41'9"N 1°31'47"W (53.686013,-1.529962)
  • OS Grid: SE311211 (431140,421166)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR KTRT.KD
  • Mapcode (Global): WHC9Z.GMN3
  • Open Location Code: 9C5WMFPC+C2
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO93fq64
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L1358
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: L1358-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Operational Area: Lower Calder
  • Catchment Area: Aire and Calder
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 33.34m AOD

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Alverthorpe Beck at Wakefield Flanshaw
Flanshaw in Wakefield including Wasdale Road, Rydal Drive, Grasmere Road, Flanshaw Lane, Tyrrell Court, streets off Willow Road and Weavers Chase

No current or recent warnings.

Lower River Calder catchment
River Calder from Brighouse to Castleford including Chickenley Beck, Spring Mill Beck and Waindike

No current or recent warnings.

Balne Beck at Peacock including Silcoates Street
Peacock area in Wakefield including Silcoates Street and adjoining roads, Blackthorn Way and Rowan Court

No current or recent warnings.

Balne Beck and Alverthorpe Beck at Brooks Bank around Wakefield Prison
The Prison area in Wakefield including Moorhouse Avenue and adjoining roads, Alverthorpe Road, Victoria Avenue and Elder Green

No current or recent warnings.

Ings Beck and Oakenshaw Beck
Alverthorpe Beck, Balne Beck, Ings Beck and Oakenshaw Beck in Wakefield

No current or recent warnings.

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