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Sankey Brook at Liverpool Road

Current River Level


At 4:15pm, Monday 15th July BST
(3:15pm, Monday 15th July GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 4:00pm, Monday 15th July BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Areas closest to Sankey Brook at Sankey Bridges

No current or recent warnings.

River Sankey catchment with St Helens and Warrington

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

Wider area at risk from Sankey Brook at Sankey Bridges

No current or recent warnings.

Sankey Brook around areas of Gemini, Dallam, Bewsey, Longford, Orford, Great Sankey and Penketh

No current or recent warnings.

Mersey Estuary at Bank Quay, Warrington

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: Liverpool Road
  • Watercourse: Sankey Brook
  • Nearest Town/Village: Sankey
  • Local Authority: Warrington
  • Ceremonial County: Cheshire
  • Coordinates: 53°23'1"N 2°37'27"W (53.38377,-2.624305)
  • OS Grid: SJ585876 (358571,387619)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR BY39.NQ
  • Mapcode (Global): WH98Q.N6JR
  • Open Location Code: 9C5V99MG+G7
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO83qj52
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 694041
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 694041-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • River Levels Online ID: 5085
  • Water Information System ID: 694041
  • Operational Area: Mersey Estuary
  • Catchment Area: North West Transitional & Coastal
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Mersey and Irwell
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 2.89m 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 Sankey Brook at Liverpool Road is between 1.21m and 3.80m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Sankey Brook at Liverpool Road over the past 12 months has been between 1.36m and 3.49m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Sankey Brook at Liverpool Road is 4.24m, reached on Thursday 21st January 2021 at 5:00am.

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

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