River Flit at Shefford


Current River Level: 0.263m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 6:30am, Monday 5th December GMT

Change from previous measurement: -0.002m
(recorded at 6:30am, Sunday 4th December GMT)

The usual range of the River Flit at Shefford is between 0.16m and 0.72m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Flit at Shefford over the past 12 months has been between 0.00m and 0.31m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Flit at Shefford is 1.59m, reached on Friday 3rd January 2003 at 8:30am.

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.

  • Monitoring Station: Shefford
  • Watercourse: River Flit
  • Nearest Town/Village: Shefford
  • Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire
  • Ceremonial County: Bedfordshire
  • Coordinates: 52°2'25"N 0°20'8"W (52.040422,-0.335802)
  • OS Grid: TL 14241 39310 (514241,239310)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR H4T.5WN
  • Mapcode (Global): VHGN5.4ZB6
  • Open Location Code: 9C4X2MR7+5M
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO92ta99
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E22351
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E22351-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Operational Area: Ivel
  • Catchment Area: Upper and Bedford Ouse
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Great Ouse
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 36.65m AOD

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the River Flit
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Flit, River Hit and River Ivel at Shefford and Clifton
Hazel Close, Scotgrange Meadow, The Hollies, South Bridge Street, Kingsmede, North Bridge Street, Hardwick Close, Riverside, Powells Road, Bedford Road and Heronslee in Shefford and Pedley Lane and Stanford Lane in Clifton

No current or recent warnings.

River Ivel at Langford
Langford Garden Centre, Common Road, High Street, Riverside Gardens, Wilmon Court, Ivel Close and Mill Lane

No current or recent warnings.

River Ivel in Hertfordshire and Central Bedfordshire
River Ivel from Langford to Blunham, including the rivers Purwell, Hiz, Flit and Hit

No current or recent warnings.

River Ivel at Biggleswade and Lower Caldecotte
Biggleswade Rugby & Squash Club, Holme Mills, Albone Way, Riverside Court, Biggleswade Golf Driving Range and Bells Brook in Biggleswade and Great North Road in Lower Caldecotte

No current or recent warnings.

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