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Dean Bottom Beck at Kirkburton Riley Lane

Current River Level


At 1:15pm, Sunday 26th May BST
(12:15pm, Sunday 26th May GMT)

Below normal for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 1:00pm, Sunday 26th May BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Dean Bottom Dike and Box Ings Dike at Kirkburton

No current or recent warnings.

River Colne and Fenay Beck Catchments

No current or recent warnings.

Woodsome Beck at Highburton

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Fenay Beck at Fenay Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

Fenay Beck at Spa Bottom

No current or recent warnings.

Seven Day Level Chart

Long Term Level Chart

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Location and Technical Data

  • Monitoring Station: Kirkburton Riley Lane
  • Watercourse: Dean Bottom Beck
  • Nearest Town/Village: Kirkburton
  • Local Authority: Kirklees
  • Ceremonial County: West Yorkshire
  • Coordinates: 53°36'34"N 1°42'18"W (53.60958,-1.705229)
  • OS Grid: SE197126 (419600,412600)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR JVJP.MS
  • Mapcode (Global): WHCB8.SJ5P
  • Open Location Code: 9C5WJ75V+RW
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO93do56
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L1115
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: L1115-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • River Levels Online ID: 8301
  • Water Information System ID: L1115
  • Operational Area: Colne and Holme
  • Catchment Area: Aire and Calder
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 122.261m AOD

Please note: Geographic coordinates may reflect the access point for the gauge, and not the precise location in the watercourse that it is taking readings from.

The usual range of the Dean Bottom Beck at Kirkburton Riley Lane is between 0.01m and 1.00m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Dean Bottom Beck at Kirkburton Riley Lane over the past 12 months has been between 0.01m and 0.13m. It has been between these levels for at least 154 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Dean Bottom Beck at Kirkburton Riley Lane is 1.47m, reached on Saturday 12th December 2015 at 5:45pm.

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.

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