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River Levels

Hitchin GS Monitoring Station

Current River Level

0.040m

At 5:15am, Sunday 5th February GMT

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 5:30am, Friday 3rd February GMT

Latest Flow

0.01 m3/s

(Daily Average)

Recorded on Wednesday 1st February

Normal flow volume

Steady, no change from previous recording on Tuesday 31st January

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Ivel in Hertfordshire and Central Bedfordshire

No current or recent warnings.

Groundwater flooding in Kimpton and Lilley Bottom

No current or recent warnings.

River Mimram in Hertfordshire

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: Hitchin GS
  • Watercourse:
  • Nearest Town/Village:
  • Local Authority: North Hertfordshire
  • Ceremonial County: Hertfordshire
  • Coordinates: 51°56'49"N 0°16'36"W (51.947059,-0.276838)
  • OS Grid: TL1853129021 (518531,229021)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR H5W.W9P
  • Mapcode (Global): VHGNS.5B07
  • Open Location Code: 9C3XWPWF+R7
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO91uw67
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E24817
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E24817-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Operational Area: Ivel
  • Catchment Area: Upper and Bedford Ouse
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Great Ouse
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian

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 Hitchin GS Monitoring Station is between 0.01m and 0.14m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Hitchin GS Monitoring Station over the past 12 months has been between 0.02m and 0.08m. It has been between these levels for at least 252 days in the past year.

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitored rivers nearby

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