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River Etherow at Woolley Bridge

Current River Level


At 2:45am, Sunday 16th June BST
(1:45am, Sunday 16th June GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 2:30am, Sunday 16th June BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Etherow at Woolley Bridge and Hadfield

No current or recent warnings.

River Mersey Uplands catchment including Hyde, Ashton-under-Lyne, Denton, Stalybridge and Glossop

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Etherow at Charlesworth and Melandra

No current or recent warnings.

Glossop and Long Clough Brook at Glossop

No current or recent warnings.

River Etherow at Broadbottom

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.

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Location and Technical Data

  • Monitoring Station: Woolley Bridge
  • Watercourse: River Etherow
  • Nearest Town/Village: Hollingworth
  • Local Authority: Tameside
  • Ceremonial County: Greater Manchester
  • Coordinates: 53°27'39"N 1°59'12"W (53.461005,-1.9867)
  • OS Grid: SK009960 (400980,396030)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR GXKF.P1
  • Mapcode (Global): WHB9S.G85K
  • Open Location Code: 9C5WF267+C8
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO93al10
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 692119
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 692119-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • River Levels Online ID: 5154
  • Water Information System ID: 692119
  • Operational Area: Goyt Etherow Tame
  • Catchment Area: Upper Mersey
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Mersey and Irwell
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 119.445m 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 River Etherow at Woolley Bridge is between 0.12m and 1.65m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Etherow at Woolley Bridge over the past 12 months has been between 0.23m and 0.82m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Etherow at Woolley Bridge is 3.03m, reached on Friday 22nd February 2002 at 7:15am.

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.

Nearby Monitoring Locations

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