DfI Rivers water level network

The DfI Rivers has a network of 161 active hydrometric stations across Northern Ireland that measure water levels. We provide (almost live) information from a selection of these stations on an external website where it is displayed on a map of the province.

Accessing the hydrometric network water levels 

You can access the DfI Rivers hydrometric network and the user guide using the links below:

Notice to Users

To improve service, occasional upgrade and development works may temporarily affect service. Users should be advised that website content, presentation and access may change without prior notification. River levels are “near real time”. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused.


Data is provisional, unchecked, and has not been validated to remove invalid or improbable values.

Data may be inaccurate due to instrument errors, malfunctions or physical changes at the measurement site.

Data may be delayed due to telemetry issues or system malfunctions.

Data is provided on a best efforts basis - the DfI Rivers will endeavour to maintain data availability, but does not guarantee continuity of services. Recording of data at some stations may cease. Data for such stations will be preserved as part of the DfI Rivers Hydrometric archive.

It is the responsibility of the user to ensure that the data, if used, are accurate and fit for purpose.

DfI Roads and Rivers will not be responsible for any loss or damage howsoever arising from the use or interpretation of the data, and reserve the right to reprocess the data as they deem necessary.




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