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River Levels

Forge Mill Reservoir Monitoring Station

Current Reservoir Level

98.610m

At 7:00am, Monday 5th June BST
(6:00am, Monday 5th June GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 6:45am, Monday 5th 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.

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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: Forge Mill Reservoir
  • Watercourse:
  • Nearest Town/Village:
  • Local Authority: Sandwell
  • Ceremonial County: West Midlands
  • Coordinates: 52°32'1"N 1°56'39"W (52.533844,-1.944283)
  • OS Grid: SP0387692889 (403876,292889)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR 2PN.HK
  • Mapcode (Global): VH9YP.7KZX
  • Open Location Code: 9C4WG3M4+G7
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO92am68
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 5042
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 5042-level-reservoir_level-i-15_min-mAOD
  • 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 Forge Mill Reservoir Monitoring Station is between 98.59m and 99.63m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Forge Mill Reservoir Monitoring Station over the past 12 months has been between 98.59m and 99.63m. It has been between these levels for at least 24 days in the past year.

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitored rivers nearby

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