River Wear at Chester-Le-Street

 

Current River Level: 0.315m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 7:15pm, Tuesday 23rd October BST
(6:15pm, Tuesday 23rd October GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.003m
(recorded at 9:45am, Tuesday 23rd October BST)

The normal level of the River Wear at Chester-Le-Street in average weather conditions is between -0.03m and 0.82m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Wear at Chester-Le-Street in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.29m and 3.80m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 3.97m, reached on Tuesday 27th November 2012 at 2:00am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Wear at Chester-Le-Street is 4.06m, reached on Saturday 18th July 2009 at 11:00am.

  • Monitoring Station: Chester-Le-Street
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 024009
  • Watercourse: River Wear
  • Operational Area: Wear Lower and Estuary
  • Catchment Area: Wear
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Wear
  • Environment Agency Region: North East
  • Nearest Town/Village: Little Lumley
  • Local Authority: County Durham
  • Ceremonial County: Durham

Nearby Monitoring Locations

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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Lower River Wear
Lower River Wear from Escomb to Chester-le-street including the Rivers Browney, Cong Burn and Lumley Park Burn

No current or recent warnings.

River Wear at Chester-le-Street
Properties and low lying areas around, Ford Cottage, Low Cocken Farm, Harbour House Farm, Lumley Castle Gardens, Chester-le-Street Golf Club, Riverside Sports Pavillion, Ropery Lane, Riverside Gardens and The Parks.

No current or recent warnings.

Wear Estuary
The Wear Estuary from Lamb Bridge at Chester-le-street to the North Sea Coast

No current or recent warnings.

Moors Burn at Sedgeletch and Rainton Bridge, Houghton-le-Spring
Properties and low lying land around Sedgeletch Road, Cedar Terrace, Osman Terrace, Sewage Works at Sedgeletch and The Grove at Rainton Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

Moors Burn at Dairy Lane, Houghton-le-Spring
Properties and low lying land around Southburn Close, Longacre, Aireys Close and Hutton Close

No current or recent warnings.

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