Bessy Brook Monitoring Station


Current River Level: 0.098m, steady

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 3:00am, Saturday 1st October BST
(2:00am, Saturday 1st October GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.000m
(recorded at 2:45am, Saturday 1st October BST)

The usual range of the Bessy Brook Monitoring Station is between -0.02m and 0.38m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Bessy Brook Monitoring Station over the past 12 months has been between -0.03m and 0.15m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

  • Monitoring Station: Bessy Brook
  • Watercourse:
  • Nearest Town/Village:
  • Local Authority: Bolton
  • Ceremonial County: Greater Manchester
  • Coordinates: 53°34'28"N 2°29'47"W (53.574576,-2.496407)
  • OS Grid: SD6722608780 (367226,408780)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR CW03.BB
  • Mapcode (Global): WH97T.MFF0
  • Open Location Code: 9C5VHGF3+RC
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO83sn07
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 690420
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 690420-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Operational Area: Croal Irwell
  • Catchment Area: Irwell
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Mersey and Irwell
  • Environment Agency Region: North West

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitored rivers nearby
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Bessy Brook at Lostock
Properties along Sudbury Drive and including parts of Rumworth Road and Regent Road.

No current or recent warnings.

Eagley Brook and River Tongue at Astley Bridge
Areas at risk include the riding school, parts of Yew Tree Farm, and New Progress Works. Also at risk are properties on Waterside Gardens, Eagley Brook Way, and some property on Astley Brook Close

No current or recent warnings.

Eagley Brook at Dunscar
Areas at risk include properties on Blackburn Road, adjacent to Gale Brook, and at Stable Fold farm

No current or recent warnings.

Collier Brook at Atherton
Areas at risk include properties around Wigan Road and Liscard Street and those surrounding Gadbury Avenue, Gadbury Fold. Also at risk are properties on Albion Close, along Leigh Road and on Lovers Lane

No current or recent warnings.

Eagley Brook at Eagley
Areas at risk include properties adjacent to the river, off Threadfold Way at Brook Mill, Wakefield Mews and Cottonfields

No current or recent warnings.

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Long Term

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