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Groundwater Level at Badbury Rings

Current River Level


At 7:00am, Thursday 13th June BST
(6:00am, Thursday 13th June GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Falling, -0.060 from previous measurement at 7:15am, 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

Groundwater flooding in the Cranborne Chase area

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Middle Stour at Sturminster Marshall

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Stour at Cowgrove

No current or recent warnings.

Middle Stour at Shapwick

No current or recent warnings.

River Allen at Wimborne

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: Badbury Rings
  • Watercourse: Groundwater Level
  • Nearest Town/Village: Pamphill
  • Local Authority: East Dorset
  • Ceremonial County: Dorset
  • Coordinates: 50°49'11"N 2°2'57"W (50.819754,-2.049215)
  • OS Grid: ST966022 (396629,102247)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR 31B.JQQ
  • Mapcode (Global): FRA 66LX.X1P
  • Open Location Code: 9C2VRX92+W8
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO80xt46
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 43176
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 43176-level-groundwater-i-15_min-mAOD
  • River Levels Online ID: 9155
  • Water Information System ID: 90190438
  • Catchment Area: Dorset Stour
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Avon and Stour
  • Environment Agency Region: South West
  • 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 Groundwater Level at Badbury Rings is between 0.00m and 32.00m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Groundwater Level at Badbury Rings over the past 12 months has been between 23.50m and 37.22m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Groundwater Level at Badbury Rings is 42.60m, reached on Wednesday 8th January 2014 at 12:00am.

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

There are no other monitoring stations on the Groundwater Level

There are no other monitored rivers nearby

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