Instrument: Brennand Sapling Clough

Summary Details

ID BRE_sap
Location # 15
Measurement Stage
Catchment Sapling Clough, a headwater tributary of the Brennand
OS Grid ref SD 62960 55717
Elevation 339.92 m
Area 1.70 km2
Data availability 05/06/2008 - 31/01/2010
Location Immediately ustream of the confluence with Round Hill Water (BRE_rhw)
Abstractions There are no upstream United Utilities abstraction points.
Related sites Upstream site, none; downstream site, BRE_out; other sites in Brennand subcatchment, BRE_rhw 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 (990kb). (For details on using the data click here.)

Land Use / Management Changes

In Sapling Clough 13.9 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 35
    Stocking density Spring 2008 100
    Total 100

Photographs

  • Downstream view
  • Upstream view
  • Diver location

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 12:20 -0.965 0.00209
15/08/2008 13:40 -0.9 0.03633
23/10/2008 15:15 -0.8 0.24936
13/01/2009 11:00 -0.82 0.22677
11/05/2009 15:20 -0.95 0.01333
11/05/2009 15:40 -0.95 0.02334
06/06/2009 10:20 -0.93 0.01180
20/11/2009 10:40 -0.79 0.30339
08/12/2009 10:20 -0.87 0.12715
02/02/2010 12:50 -0.76 0.70491
02/02/2010 13:30 -0.77 0.63473
02/02/2010 14:25 -0.785 0.48412

Time Series Data

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





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