Chad Brook at Long Melford


Current River Level: 0.147m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 5:30am, Saturday 21st September BST
(4:30am, Saturday 21st September GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.001m
(recorded at 5:30am, Friday 20th September BST)

The normal level of the Chad Brook at Long Melford in average weather conditions is between 0.10m and 0.36m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Chad Brook at Long Melford in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.05m and 0.72m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 0.81m, reached on Sunday 27th January 2013 at 5:30pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the Chad Brook at Long Melford is 0.95m, reached on Sunday 22nd December 2002 at 6:00pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Long Melford
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E22563
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E22563-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Watercourse: Chad Brook
  • Operational Area: Stour OC
  • Catchment Area: Combined Essex
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Stour (Essex and Suffolk)
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Nearest Town/Village: Long Melford
  • Local Authority: Babergh
  • Ceremonial County: Suffolk

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the Chad Brook
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

The upper Stour and surrounding tributaries
The upper Stour and surrounding tributaries, at Little Yeldham, Steeple Bumpstead, Haverhill, Kedington, Glemsford and Brockley, to and including, Sudbury

No current or recent warnings.

The River Stour from downstream of Kedington to Sudbury
The River Stour from downstream of Kedington to Sudbury, including Clare and Cavendish

No current or recent warnings.

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Long Term

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