River Tame at Portwood

 

Current River Level: 0.221m, rising

Within the usual range for this location

Current level recorded at 4:30am, Sunday 16th December GMT

Change from previous measurement: 0.064m
(recorded at 3:00pm, Saturday 15th December GMT)

The normal level of the River Tame at Portwood in average weather conditions is between 0.09m and 0.21m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Tame at Portwood in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.10m and 1.92m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 1.38m, reached on Friday 6th July 2012 at 10:00pm.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Tame at Portwood is 1.81m, reached on Friday 9th December 1983 at 4:30pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Portwood
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 692423
  • Watercourse: Tame
  • Operational Area: Goyt Etherow Tame
  • Catchment Area: Upper Mersey
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Mersey and Irwell
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Bredbury
  • Local Authority: Stockport
  • Ceremonial County: Greater Manchester

Nearby Monitoring Locations

Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Mersey Uplands catchment including Hyde, Ashton-under-Lyne, Denton, Stalybridge and Glossop
The Mersey Uplands catchment includes Rivers Goyt, Tame, Sett and Etherow and their tributaries. Other locations which may be affected are around Mossley, New Mills, Hazel Grove, Marple, Romiley and Hyde

No current or recent warnings.

River Tame at Meadow industrial estate
Areas at risk include properties at Meadow industrial estate, between the M60 and Tiviot way.

No current or recent warnings.

Middle River Mersey catchment including areas near Bramhall, Stockport, Sale, Altrincham and Urmston
The Middle River Mersey catchment includes Micker, Cringle, Sinderland and Poynton Brooks and their tributaries. Other locations which may be affected are Stretford, Gatley, Cheadle Hulme and Cheadle

No current or recent warnings.

Rivers Goyt and Mersey at Stockport
Properties at risk include the area from New Bridge Lane to Junction 2 of the M60. This includes Great Portwood St, Lancaster St, The Peel Centre, Chester St and Ford St. Some properties on Barton Road at Heaton Mersey Industrial Estate

No current or recent warnings.

River Tame at Hyde, Clarkes Bridge Area
Areas at risk include properties and Caravans in the Layton Avenue and Mill Lane area.

No current or recent warnings.

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