River Tame at Bescot


Current River Level: 0.906m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

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

Change from previous measurement: -0.003m
(recorded at 7:00am, Thursday 6th October BST)

The usual range of the River Tame at Bescot is between 0.32m and 1.25m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Tame at Bescot over the past 12 months has been between 0.77m and 1.14m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Tame at Bescot is 3.51m, reached on Friday 15th June 2007 at 7:45am.

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: Bescot
  • Watercourse: River Tame
  • Nearest Town/Village: Walsall
  • Local Authority: Walsall
  • Ceremonial County: West Midlands
  • Coordinates: 52°33'36"N 1°59'0"W (52.560205,-1.983428)
  • OS Grid: SP012958 (401220,295820)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR 2DC.Y3
  • Mapcode (Global): WHBG1.HXQ4
  • Open Location Code: 9C4WH268+3J
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO92an14
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 4081
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 4081-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • Operational Area: Tame Lower Rivers and Lakes
  • Catchment Area: Tame Anker and Mease
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Trent
  • Environment Agency Region: Midlands
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 107.3m AOD

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