River Ivel at Biggleswade


Current River Level: 0.274m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 7:15am, Wednesday 20th October BST
(6:15am, Wednesday 20th October GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.094m
(recorded at 5:30am, Wednesday 20th October BST)

The usual range of the River Ivel at Biggleswade is between 0.13m and 0.48m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Ivel at Biggleswade over the past 12 months has been between 0.15m and 0.54m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Ivel at Biggleswade is 1.14m, reached on Wednesday 11th February 2009 at 4:15am.

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: Biggleswade
  • Watercourse: River Ivel
  • Nearest Town/Village: Biggleswade
  • Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire
  • Ceremonial County: Bedfordshire
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E19023
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: E19023-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • 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: 26m AOD

Nearby Monitoring Locations

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River Ivel Map
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

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 Holme and Biggleswade
Holme Mill and Langford Road in Holme, and Mill Lane, Gypsy Lane, Hill Lane, Riverside Court and Great North Road in Biggleswade

No current or recent warnings.

Wider area at risk from the River Ivel at Langford
Langford Mill, Ivel Close, High Street and Riverside Gardens in Langford

No current or recent warnings.

Low lying areas close to the River Ivel at Langford
Langford Garden Centre

No current or recent warnings.

River Ivel at Seddington and Beeston
High Road in Seddington, and New Road, The Green, The Knolls, Meadow Close, Lime Avenue, Ash Close and Elder Close in Beeston

No current or recent warnings.

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Long Term

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