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River Calder at Oxford Rd

Current River Level

0.340m

At 3:00am, Thursday 9th February GMT

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 2:45am, Thursday 9th February GMT

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Calder in east Lancashire

No current or recent warnings.

River Calder at Fulledge, area surrounding Mitella Street, Lyndhurst Road and Oxford Road

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Calder at Fulledge, around Towneley Holmes Road and Holmes Street

No current or recent warnings.

River Brun at Burnley, Church Street, Keirby Walk

No current or recent warnings.

River Calder at Burnley Town Centre, around Cow Lane and St James's Street

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: Oxford Rd
  • Watercourse: River Calder, Lancashire
  • Nearest Town/Village: Burnley
  • Local Authority: Burnley
  • Ceremonial County: Lancashire
  • Coordinates: 53°47'7"N 2°14'2"W (53.78552,-2.234141)
  • OS Grid: SD846321 (384670,432160)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR DSVN.3Q
  • Mapcode (Global): WHB83.N3BS
  • Open Location Code: 9C5VQQP8+68
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO83vs18
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 712052
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 712052-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Operational Area: Calder
  • Catchment Area: Ribble
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ribble
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 113.45m 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 Calder at Oxford Rd is between 0.15m and 1.20m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Calder at Oxford Rd over the past 12 months has been between 0.26m and 0.43m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Calder at Oxford Rd is 1.87m, reached on Saturday 26th December 2015 at 1:00pm.

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.

Nearby Monitoring Locations

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