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River Irwell at Adelphi Weir

Current River Level

0.260m

At 2:30am, Sunday 29th January GMT

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 2:15am, Sunday 29th January GMT

Latest Flow

12.40 m3/s

(Daily Average)

Recorded on Thursday 26th January

Normal flow volume

Decrease, -1.50 from previous recording on Wednesday 25th January

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Lower River Irwell catchment including areas in Greater Manchester

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Irwell at Salford from Victoria Station to Regent Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

River Irwell at Salford, Lower Broughton

No current or recent warnings.

River Medlock at Manchester City Centre

No current or recent warnings.

River Irk at Cheetham Hill

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: 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

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 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 0.35m. 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.

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