River Irwell at Adelphi Weir


Current River Level: 0.227m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 10:15pm, Monday 3rd October BST
(9:15pm, Monday 3rd October GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.001m
(recorded at 10:00pm, Monday 3rd October BST)

The usual range of the River Irwell at Adelphi Weir is between 0.18m and 2.00m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Irwell at Adelphi Weir over the past 12 months has been between 0.14m and 0.62m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Irwell at Adelphi Weir is 3.86m, reached on Saturday 26th December 2015 at 5:00pm.

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.

  • Monitoring Station: Adelphi Weir
  • Watercourse: River Irwell
  • Nearest Town/Village: Salford
  • Local Authority: Salford
  • Ceremonial County: Greater Manchester
  • Coordinates: 53°29'6"N 2°15'59"W (53.485246,-2.26639)
  • OS Grid: SJ824987 (382420,398760)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR DCF.YM
  • Mapcode (Global): WHB9G.5N1H
  • Open Location Code: 9C5VFPPM+3C
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO83ul86
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 690511
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 690511-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Operational Area: Croal Irwell
  • Catchment Area: Irwell
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Mersey and Irwell
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 24.16m AOD

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Irwell at Salford from Victoria Station to Regent Bridge
Areas at risk Include properties adjacent to the River Irwell between Victoria Station and Regent Bridge, including Chapel Street, Booth Street, Clowes Street, Browncross Street and Granada Studios

No current or recent warnings.

River Irwell at Salford, Lower Broughton
Areas at risk include properties from Lower Broughton Road to Great Dulcie Street, including on and around Camp Street, Heath Avenue, Riverside, Broughton Lane, Great Clowes Street, Blackfriars Road, Silk Street, Victoria Street and Greengate

No current or recent warnings.

Lower River Irwell catchment including areas in Greater Manchester
The Lower River Irwell catchment also includes the Rivers Irk and Medlock, Wince and Worsley Brooks and their tributaries

No current or recent warnings.

River Medlock at Manchester City Centre
Properties at risk include the areas from Pin Mill Brow, Ancoats to Castle Street between the Railway Line and Mancunian Way. This includes Raven St, the University Campus between Sackville St and Altrincham St, Charles St, Hulme St and Commercial St

No current or recent warnings.

River Irk at Cheetham Hill
Areas at risk include properties adjacent to the river Irk from Cheetham Hill Junction to Victoria Station. This includes Collyhurst Road, Roger Street and Scotland Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

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