Instrument: Brennand Round Hill Water

Summary Details

ID BRE_rhw
Location # 14
Measurement Stage
Catchment Round Hill Water, a headwater tributary of the Brennand
OS Grid ref SD 63136 55751
Elevation 333.7 m
Area 2.8 km2
Data availability 15/05/2008 - 31/01/2010
Location Immediately ustream of the confluence with Sapling Clough (BRE_sap)
Abstractions No upstream United Utilities abstraction points
Related sites Upstream site, none; downstream site, BRE_out; other sites in Brennand subcatchment BRE_sap and BRE_grip

Data Download

Cross section survey data, stage/discharge data (including manual measurements of stage) and time series of levels (not corrected for atmospheric pressure) may be downloaded here (1.05mb). (For details on using the data click here.)

Land Use/Management Changes

In Round Hill Water 11.5 km of grips have been blocked and on Brennand Fell the NE-recommended stocking density has been applied.
  • Change Work carried out % area affected
    Grip blocking Nov 2008 20
    Stocking density Spring 2008 100
    Total 100


  • Downstream view
  • Upstream view

Channel Description

The channel cross-section at the instrument location is provided below. Datum is taken as the top of the diver access tube (red bar). Width is measured from the left-hand side bank when looking downstream, with locations to left of the diver tube taken as negative and those to the right positive.

Details from an MSc student project are available here. (Note, the information above takes precedence over the student report.)

Stage-Discharge Measurements

Date Time Stage (m) Discharge (m3/s)
20/05/2008 10:15 -0.855 0.01961
15/08/2008 13:15 -0.760 0.09676
13/01/2009 11:45 -0.655 0.38953
06/06/2009 10:50 -0.76 0.10536
20/11/2009 10:15 -0.61 0.67784
08/12/2009 09:55 -0.725 0.17803
02/02/2010 12:30 -0.535 1.14013
02/02/2010 13:10 -0.56 1.04661
02/02/2010 13:55 -0.58 0.78002

Time Series Data

The recorded levels (not corrected for atmospheric pressure) and temperature are shown below, separated out by month.

Document last modified: Fri Feb 20 2015 11:12:34 GMT Standard Time