Sankey Brook at Causey Bridge


Current River Level: 0.396m, falling

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 2:30am, Monday 21st October BST
(1:30am, Monday 21st October GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.003m
(recorded at 2:00am, Monday 21st October BST)

The normal level of the Sankey Brook at Causey Bridge in average weather conditions is between 0.16m and 0.94m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Sankey Brook at Causey Bridge in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.21m and 2.50m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 2.97m, reached on Wednesday 26th September 2012 at 5:45am.

The highest level ever recorded at the Sankey Brook at Causey Bridge is 3.20m, reached on Monday 30th October 2000 at 4:00pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Causey Bridge
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 694039
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 694039-level-stage-i-15_min-m
  • Watercourse: Sankey Brook
  • Operational Area: Sankey
  • Catchment Area: Lower Mersey
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Mersey and Irwell
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Winwick
  • Local Authority: Warrington
  • Ceremonial County: Cheshire

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Sankey catchment with St Helens and Warrington
The Sankey catchment includes Black, Barkers, Windle and Whittle Brooks and their tributaries. Other locations which may be affected are around Rainford, Billinge, Prescot, Newton-le-Willows, Haydock, Ashton-in-Makerfield and Golbourne

No current or recent warnings.

Sankey Brook around areas of Gemini, Dallam, Bewsey, Longford, Orford, Great Sankey and Penketh
Areas at risk include properties on Alder and Hall Lane. Also Winwick Quay, Longford, Hawleys Business Park, Orford, Callands, Bewsey. Also parts of Penketh and Sankey Bridges South of the A562 and A57 and Gatewarth Industrial Estate

No current or recent warnings.

Sankey Brook at Gemini
Areas at risk include commercial and retail property off Europa Boulevard at Gemini Industrial Park. Additional properties at risk include parts of Fairbourne close.

No current or recent warnings.

Wider area at risk from Sankey Brook at Dallam
Areas at risk include properties between Callands Rd and Sankey Brook. Other areas at risk include Marshall Avenue, Hawleys Lane, Southworth avenue, Charter avenue and Longshore Street from Hawleys Lane to the allotments

No current or recent warnings.

Areas Closest to Sankey Brook at Dallam
Areas at risk include Chepstow close, Colwyn close, properties on and around Higham Ave, Tavlin Ave, Hodgkinson ave, Marshall Ave, Hawleys lane and Mullen close.

No current or recent warnings.

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