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River Penk at Coven

Current River Level


At 12:15pm, Sunday 26th March BST
(11:15am, Sunday 26th March GMT)

Within the usual range for this location

Steady, no change from previous measurement at 12:00pm, Sunday 26th March BST

Flood Warning Areas Covering Here

River Sow and River Penk

No current or recent warnings.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Areas

River Penk at Coven

No current or recent warnings.

Saredon Brook at Standeford near Coven

No current or recent warnings.

River Penk at Somerford

No current or recent warnings.

Saredon Brook at Wedges Mills, Cannock

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: Coven
  • Watercourse: River Penk
  • Nearest Town/Village: Brewood and Coven
  • Local Authority: South Staffordshire
  • Ceremonial County: Staffordshire
  • Coordinates: 52°39'46"N 2°8'37"W (52.662979,-2.143695)
  • OS Grid: SJ90380726 (390378,307262)
  • Mapcode (Local): GBR 18M.4TF
  • Mapcode (Global): WHBFL.1BGB
  • Open Location Code: 9C4VMV74+5G
  • Maidenhead Locator System: IO82wp29
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 4177
  • Environment Agency Gauge ID: 4177-level-stage-i-15_min-mASD
  • Operational Area: Penk Rivers and Lakes
  • Catchment Area: Trent Valley Staffordshire
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Trent
  • Environment Agency Region: Midlands
  • Datum Type: Above Stage Datum (ASD)
  • Stage Datum: 89.969m 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 River Penk at Coven is between 0.23m and 1.33m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The typical recent level of the River Penk at Coven over the past 12 months has been between 0.40m and 1.05m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Penk at Coven is 2.48m, reached on Sunday 16th February 2020 at 8:15am.

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

Other monitoring locations on the River Penk

River Penk Map
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