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River Calder at Ledgard Bridge

Current River Level

0.180m

At 1:00pm, Sunday 26th May BST
(12:00pm, Sunday 26th May GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 12:45pm, Sunday 26th May BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Calder at Mirfield - Calder View to Steanard Lane

No current or recent warnings.

Lower River Calder catchment

Recent warnings or alerts no longer in force

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Calder at Central Mirfield

No current or recent warnings.

River Calder at Ravensthorpe

No current or recent warnings.

River Spen and Canker Dyke at Ravensthorpe

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: Ledgard Bridge
  • Watercourse: River Calder, West Yorkshire
  • Nearest Town/Village: Mirfield
  • Local Authority: Kirklees
  • Ceremonial County: West Yorkshire
  • Coordinates: 53°40'17"N 1°41'50"W (53.671578,-1.697228)
  • OS Grid: SE201195 (420100,419500)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR JTLZ.CK
  • Mapcode (Global): WHC9W.WZZ5
  • Open Location Code: 9C5WM8C3+J4
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO93dq61
  • Environment Agency Location ID: L1307
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: L1307-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • River Levels Online ID: 8124
  • Water Information System ID: L1307
  • Operational Area: Lower Calder
  • Catchment Area: Aire and Calder
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Ouse (Yorkshire)
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 39.83m 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 Ledgard Bridge is between 0.00m and 1.65m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Calder at Ledgard Bridge over the past 12 months has been between -0.01m and 1.88m. 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 Ledgard Bridge is 5.40m, reached on Sunday 9th February 2020 at 4:30pm.

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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