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Steeple Bumpstead LS GSM Monitoring Station

Current River Level


At 6:30am, Thursday 13th June BST
(5:30am, Thursday 13th June GMT)

Below normal for this location

Falling, -0.010 from previous measurement at 6:30am, Wednesday 12th June BST

Important! The levels for this location are measured relative to sea level, not relative to the riverbed. The levels shown here do not, therefore, necessarily represent the actual depth of the water.

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Bumpstead Brook through Steeple Bumpstead to New England

No current or recent warnings.

The upper Stour and surrounding tributaries

No current or recent warnings.

The River Colne from Great Yeldham to Colchester

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

The Stour Brook from Haverhill to Sturmer

No current or recent warnings.

The upper River Colne and surrounding tributaries, including Great Yeldham

No current or recent warnings.

Seven Day Level Chart

Long Term Level Chart

Darker blue shaded areas on long term data indicate maximum and minimum levels for the date (you may need to zoom in closer to see them).

Long term data may have gaps where the API data was not available.

Download long term data as csv

Note: CSV data will include any outlying values that have been ignored by our graphing system as probably erroneous (eg, because they are ridiculously high compared to the values either side of them). It is your responsibility to filter these out if necessary.

Important! If you are planning to retrieve the csv data automatically, you must read and understand the limitations on the data and its availability.

Location and Technical Data

  • Monitoring Station: Steeple Bumpstead LS GSM
  • Watercourse:
  • Nearest Town/Village: Steeple Bumpstead
  • Local Authority: Braintree
  • Ceremonial County: Essex
  • Coordinates: 52°2'58"N 0°27'9"E (52.0497,0.452722)
  • OS Grid: TL6828341874 (568283,241874)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR PFN.F95
  • Mapcode (Global): VHJHH.SRP2
  • Open Location Code: 9F422FX3+V3
  • Maidenhead Locator System: JO02fb41
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E41984
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E41984-level-stage-i-15_min-mAOD
  • Operational Area: Stour OC
  • Catchment Area: Combined Essex
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Stour (Essex and Suffolk)
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Level Datum: Above Ordnance Datum (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 Steeple Bumpstead LS GSM Monitoring Station is between 73.85m and 74.32m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Steeple Bumpstead LS GSM Monitoring Station over the past 12 months has been between 73.83m and 73.87m. It has been between these levels for at least 155 days in the past year.

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitored rivers nearby

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