Moors Burn at Houghton Le Spring

 

Current River Level: 0.163m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 5:45am, Tuesday 11th December GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.004m
(recorded at 6:15pm, Monday 10th December GMT)

The normal level of the Moors Burn at Houghton Le Spring in average weather conditions is between 0.07m and 0.18m. It has been between these levels for at least 152 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Moors Burn at Houghton Le Spring in more extreme weather conditions is between -0.11m and 1.00m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.77m, reached on Tuesday 25th September 2012 at 2:30am.

The highest level ever recorded at the Moors Burn at Houghton Le Spring is 1.77m, reached on Tuesday 25th September 2012 at 2:30am.

  • Monitoring Station: Houghton Le Spring
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 024012
  • Watercourse: Moors Burn
  • Operational Area: Wear Lower and Estuary
  • Catchment Area: Wear
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Wear
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Houghton Le Spring
  • Local Authority: Sunderland
  • Ceremonial County: Tyne & Wear

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the Moors Burn
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Moors Burn at Dairy Lane, Houghton-le-Spring
Properties and low lying land around Southburn Close, Longacre, Aireys Close and Hutton Close

No current or recent warnings.

Moors Burn at Sedgeletch and Rainton Bridge, Houghton-le-Spring
Properties and low lying land around Sedgeletch Road, Cedar Terrace, Osman Terrace, Sewage Works at Sedgeletch and The Grove at Rainton Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

Lower River Wear
Lower River Wear from Escomb to Chester-le-street including the Rivers Browney, Cong Burn and Lumley Park Burn

No current or recent warnings.

Moors Burn at Brookside and North Road, Houghton-le-Spring
Properties and low lying land around Brookside, Corn Mill Drive and Mill Terrace on North Road (B1284)

No current or recent warnings.

River Wear at Chester-le-Street
Properties and low lying areas around, Ford Cottage, Low Cocken Farm, Harbour House Farm, Lumley Castle Gardens, Chester-le-Street Golf Club, Riverside Sports Pavillion, Ropery Lane, Riverside Gardens and The Parks.

No current or recent warnings.

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