RIVER CAM FLOODS – Live flood gauges + flood information
Normal Level 0.71m to 0.81m
Normal Level 3.92m AOD
Normal Level 0.22m to 0.30m
Being a river, as opposed to a canal, the level and the flow can fluctuate significantly throughout the year. The live flood gauges provided here give current river levels.
The last major flood on the river was in 2001. Water levels were over 2m (6 feet) above normal for the lower river from Jesus Lock, downstream towards Fen Ditton.
Normal Level 0.50m to 0.60m
Normal Level 0.30m to 0.40m
Normal Level 0.20m to 1.00m
If we do not collective do something about global warming now, then a projection of water levels in 2050 by the Environment Agency will leave us with ‘Cambridge-On -Sea’ !!!
The white area on the map shows the possible permanent effect of an increase in average sea level of just 3ft (1metre).
Flooding at Midsummer Common. Red line = location of normal river bank