Chad Brook at Long Melford


Current River Level: 0.167m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 5:30am, Monday 26th September BST
(4:30am, Monday 26th September GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.004m
(recorded at 5:30am, Sunday 25th September BST)

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

The typical recent level of the Chad Brook at Long Melford over the past 12 months has been between 0.06m and 0.44m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

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

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: Long Melford
  • Watercourse: Chad Brook
  • Nearest Town/Village: Long Melford
  • Local Authority: Babergh
  • Ceremonial County: Suffolk
  • Coordinates: 52°4'49"N 0°43'27"E (52.080294,0.724408)
  • OS Grid: TL 86785 45940 (586782,245940)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR QGY.HZH
  • Mapcode (Global): VHKDX.HZT4
  • Open Location Code: 9F423PJF+4Q
  • Maidenhead Locator System: JO02ib69
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E22563
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E22563-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Operational Area: Stour OC
  • Catchment Area: Combined Essex
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Stour (Essex and Suffolk)
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 34.566m AOD

Nearby Monitoring Locations

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

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