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River Nene at Orton Sluice

Current River Level


At 12:45pm, Friday 9th June BST
(11:45am, Friday 9th June GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Rising, 0.020 from previous measurement at 7:00am, Friday 9th June BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Areas near the River Nene in Peterborough and surrounding villages

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Nene

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Wider area at risk from the River Nene in Peterborough

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: Orton Sluice
  • Watercourse: Nene (Orton - Wash)
  • Nearest Town/Village: Orton Longueville
  • Local Authority: Peterborough
  • Ceremonial County: Cambridgeshire
  • Coordinates: 52°33'36"N 0°16'54"W (52.560077,-0.281816)
  • OS Grid: TL1657297192 (516572,297192)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR GYJ.FL2
  • Mapcode (Global): WHHNJ.NX08
  • Open Location Code: 9C4XHP69+27
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO92un64
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E1997
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E1997-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • Operational Area: Middle Nene
  • Catchment Area: Nene
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Nene
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 2m 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 Nene at Orton Sluice is between 0.91m and 2.26m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Nene at Orton Sluice over the past 12 months has been between 0.00m and 1.80m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Nene at Orton Sluice is 3.08m, reached on Tuesday 27th November 2012 at 3:00am.

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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