River Chelmer at Springfield

 

Current River Level: 0.16m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 6:30am, Tuesday 11th December GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.030m
(recorded at 6:30am, Monday 10th December GMT)

The normal level of the River Chelmer at Springfield in average weather conditions is between 0.10m and 0.25m. It has been between these levels for at least 152 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Chelmer at Springfield in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.06m and 0.75m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.10m, reached on Saturday 8th February 2014 at 4:15am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Chelmer at Springfield is 1.43m, reached on Monday 22nd October 2001 at 10:15am.

  • Monitoring Station: Springfield
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E22869
  • Watercourse: River Chelmer
  • Operational Area: Chelmer
  • Catchment Area: Combined Essex
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Essex Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Nearest Town/Village: Chelmsford
  • Local Authority: Chelmsford
  • Ceremonial County: Essex

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

The Rivers Wid and Can
The River Wid from Brentwood, to and including Writtle, and the River Can at Chelmsford

No current or recent warnings.

Riverside properties on the Rivers Chelmer and Can in Chelmsford
Riverside properties in Chelmsford, from Rivermead Industrial Estate through Central and Admirals Park including the cricket ground, to Lordship Lane

No current or recent warnings.

The Rivers Can and Chelmer, through Chelmsford
The Rivers Can and Chelmer through Chelmsford, including the High Street and Meadows Shopping Centre

No current or recent warnings.

The lower River Chelmer, including the River Ter and brooks around Sandon
The River Chelmer from the A138 at Chelmsford to Langford, the River Ter from A120 at Stebbing Green to Boreham, and the brooks around Sandon

No current or recent warnings.

The upper River Chelmer
The River Chelmer from Great Dunmow to Rivermead campus and the Industrial Estate in Chelmsford

No current or recent warnings.

The River Chelmer from Churchend to the Rivermead Industrial Estate in Chelmsford
The River Chelmer from Churchend, through Great Dunmow, Hartford End, Howe Street and Little Waltham to the Rivermead Industrial Estate in Chelmsford

No current or recent warnings.

The River Chelmer from the A138 at Chelmsford to Maldon
The River Chelmer from the A138 at Chelmsford to Maldon

No current or recent warnings.

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Past Week

Long Term

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