Pent Stream at Black Bull Road


Current River Level: 0.046m, steady

Below normal for this location

Current level recorded at 3:30am, Monday 26th September BST
(2:30am, Monday 26th September GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.000m
(recorded at 3:15am, Monday 26th September BST)

The usual range of the Pent Stream at Black Bull Road is between 0.08m and 1.21m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Pent Stream at Black Bull Road over the past 12 months has been between 0.04m and 0.09m. It has been between these levels for at least 154 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Pent Stream at Black Bull Road is 0.77m, reached on Tuesday 5th January 2016 at 11:45am.

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: Black Bull Road
  • Watercourse: Pent Stream
  • Nearest Town/Village: Folkestone
  • Local Authority: Shepway
  • Ceremonial County: Kent
  • Coordinates: 51°5'8"N 1°10'39"E (51.085655,1.177662)
  • OS Grid: TR2264336619 (622643,136619)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR W1V.Y9J
  • Mapcode (Global): FRA F6C7.SR3
  • Open Location Code: 9F3335PH+73
  • Maidenhead Locator System: JO01oc10
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 1285SO
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 1285SO-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • Operational Area: Reading, Cradlebridge and RMC
  • Catchment Area: Rother
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Kent Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Southern
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 13.694m AOD

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the Pent Stream
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Pent Stream at Folkestone
Areas at risk of flooding from the Pent Stream between Folkestone Fire Station and the viaduct including Pavilion Road, Black Bull Road and Bradstone Avenue

No current or recent warnings.

Pent Stream in Folkestone
Pent Stream area from Cheriton to Folkestone Harbour

No current or recent warnings.

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