River Chelmer at Churchend


Current River Level: 0.088m, steady

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 3:45am, Saturday 21st September BST
(2:45am, Saturday 21st September GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.000m
(recorded at 3:30am, Saturday 21st September BST)

The normal level of the River Chelmer at Churchend in average weather conditions is between 0.09m and 0.34m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Chelmer at Churchend in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.08m and 1.29m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.79m, reached on Friday 7th February 2014 at 2:45pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Chelmer at Churchend is 2.10m, reached on Sunday 21st October 2001 at 10:00pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Churchend
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E22843
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E22843-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Watercourse: River Chelmer
  • Operational Area: Chelmer
  • Catchment Area: Combined Essex
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Essex Rivers Group
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Nearest Town/Village: Great Dunmow
  • Local Authority: Uttlesford
  • Ceremonial County: Essex

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Other monitoring locations on the River Chelmer
River Chelmer Map
Monitoring locations on nearby rivers
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

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.

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Long Term

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