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River Calder at Elland

Current River Level

0.530m

At 3:15am, Sunday 3rd December GMT

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 3:00am, Sunday 3rd December GMT

Latest Flow

11.20 m3/s

(Daily Average)

Recorded on Tuesday 28th November

Normal flow volume

Decrease, -9.80 from previous recording on Monday 27th November

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Calder at Brighouse - Brookfoot Business Park

No current or recent warnings.

Upper River Calder catchment

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Calder at Elland - Saddleworth Road to Lowfields Business Park

No current or recent warnings.

River Calder at Brighouse - Brookfoot Mills

No current or recent warnings.

River Calder at Elland - North Dean Business Park to Park Road

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: Elland
  • Watercourse: River Calder, West Yorkshire
  • Nearest Town/Village: Elland
  • Local Authority: Calderdale
  • Ceremonial County: West Yorkshire
  • Coordinates: 53°41'39"N 1°48'49"W (53.694286,-1.813678)
  • OS Grid: SE124220 (412400,422000)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR HTSQ.4F
  • Mapcode (Global): WHC9V.3DMR
  • Open Location Code: 9C5WM5VP+PG
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO93cq26
  • Environment Agency Location ID: F1203
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: F1203-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Operational Area: Middle Calder
  • Catchment Area: Aire and Calder
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 58.38m 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 Elland is between 0.35m and 1.35m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Calder at Elland over the past 12 months has been between 0.35m and 0.99m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Calder at Elland is 2.76m, reached on Saturday 26th December 2015 at 4:15pm.

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.

View the catchment for River Calder at Elland.

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