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Field Drain at Hayes Basin

Current River Level


At 8:15am, Friday 29th September BST
(7:15am, Friday 29th September GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 8:00am, Friday 29th September BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

Severn Vyrnwy confluence

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Severn at Pentre

No current or recent warnings.

River Vyrnwy at Melverley

No current or recent warnings.

River Severn at Shrawardine, Montford Bridge and Mytton

No current or recent warnings.

River Vyrnwy at Maesbrook

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: Hayes Basin
  • Watercourse: Field Drain
  • Nearest Town/Village: Alberbury with Cardeston
  • Local Authority: Shropshire
  • Ceremonial County: Shropshire
  • Coordinates: 52°44'6"N 2°57'38"W (52.735118,-2.960681)
  • OS Grid: SJ352157 (335230,315710)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR B7.0RS0
  • Mapcode (Global): WH8BJ.HJC1
  • Open Location Code: 9C4VP2PQ+2P
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO82mr46
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 2830
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 2830-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • Operational Area: Morda and Severn North Shropshire
  • Catchment Area: Severn Uplands
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Severn
  • Environment Agency Region: Midlands
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 56m 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 Field Drain at Hayes Basin is between 0.91m and 1.00m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the Field Drain at Hayes Basin over the past 12 months has been between 0.96m and 0.98m. It has been between these levels for at least 318 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the Field Drain at Hayes Basin is 4.13m, reached on Tuesday 25th February 2020 at 8:30am.

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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