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River Levels

Great Yeldham Ridgewell Road Monitoring Station

Current River Level


At 4:15pm, Wednesday 22nd May BST
(3:15pm, Wednesday 22nd May GMT)

Above normal for this location

Rising, 0.060 from previous measurement at 2:30pm, Wednesday 22nd May 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

The River Colne from Great Yeldham to Colchester

Flood Alert

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

The upper River Colne and surrounding tributaries, including Great Yeldham

No current or recent warnings.

The upper River Colne and surrounding tributaries, through Great Yeldham to Castle Hedingham

No current or recent warnings.

Bumpstead Brook through Steeple Bumpstead to New England

No current or recent warnings.

The River Colne from Castle Hedingham to upstream of Halstead

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: GREAT YELDHam RIDGEWELL ROAD
  • Watercourse:
  • Nearest Town/Village: Great Yeldham
  • Local Authority: Braintree
  • Ceremonial County: Essex
  • Coordinates: 52°1'41"N 0°32'30"E (52.028205,0.541889)
  • OS Grid: TL7448039694 (574480,239694)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR PFY.ZRD
  • Mapcode (Global): VHJHR.B9T0
  • Open Location Code: 9F422GHR+7Q
  • Maidenhead Locator System: JO02ga56
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E31349
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E31349-level-stage-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 Great Yeldham Ridgewell Road Monitoring Station is between 58.63m and 59.41m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Great Yeldham Ridgewell Road Monitoring Station over the past 12 months has been between 58.62m and 59.14m. It has been between these levels for at least 152 days in the past year.

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitored rivers nearby

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