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River Idle at Ordsall

Current River Level


At 11:30am, Saturday 13th July BST
(10:30am, Saturday 13th July GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 11:15am, Saturday 13th July BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Idle at West Retford and Ordsall

No current or recent warnings.

River Idle in Nottinghamshire

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Idle at Retford, Eaton and Gamston

No current or recent warnings.

River Maun at Haughton, Milton and West Drayton

Recent warnings or alerts no longer in force

River Meden in Nottinghamshire

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: Ordsall
  • Watercourse: River Idle
  • Nearest Town/Village: Ordsall
  • Local Authority: Bassetlaw
  • Ceremonial County: Nottinghamshire
  • Coordinates: 53°18'30"N 0°56'33"W (53.308371,-0.942655)
  • OS Grid: SK705795 (470550,379570)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR PZV5.QR
  • Mapcode (Global): WHFGG.H3BK
  • Open Location Code: 9C5X8354+8W
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO93mh64
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 4164
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 4164-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • River Levels Online ID: 2156
  • Water Information System ID: 4164
  • Operational Area: Idle River
  • Catchment Area: Idle and Torne
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Trent
  • Environment Agency Region: Midlands
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 14m 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 Idle at Ordsall is between 0.19m and 0.85m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Idle at Ordsall over the past 12 months has been between 0.17m and 0.72m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Idle at Ordsall is 1.65m, reached on Wednesday 27th June 2007 at 10:30am.

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.

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Other monitoring locations on the River Idle

River Idle Map

Monitoring locations on nearby rivers

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