The river level data is Loading hours old. Generally HPP white water course is open below 2.2 meters on the gauge. Check the graph below for trends and a 36 hour river level forecast.
If the level is close to the cuttoff, or if you want to be doubly sure, call the WWC on 0115 982 1212
Check below the graph for details about the availability of slots during sessions, and events that may affect the status of the course.
HPP has changed their booking system. At the current time I am unable to link directly to book slots on their site. You can only book slots within the 7 days before it is due to start, and you need to be logged into your account on the site. Click here for an explanation video on the booking system.
The water quality at hpp has quite the poor reputation. However quite a lot of the time, particularly in the summer, it is not that bad! To help judge what the quality will be like, the "traffic light" system next to the water level is based on the current river level and recent rate of change of the river. Please note this is only a rough indication - other factors may be in play when you paddle so take sensible precautions.
|Bad water quality||High risk of Trent Belly! The Trent will be a lovely brown colour, with bits.|
|Poor water quality||The most common level. Drinking the water is not recommended, but there is nothing mystical about it.|
|Good Water quality||Most likely in summer. The water is likely to be fairly clear, and you might even see fish!|
A friendly green wave in low levels, it builds gradually, eventually turning into a sticky walled in monster when it gets too high. Look before you leap! Very grotty and dirty water - keep an eye out for stuff floating in the eddies!
A big green fast wave that you can front surf and carve around on to your hearts content. As the river rises it gets more of a pile, but is a bit finicky in shorter boats. As it only comes in when the Trent is in flood, watch out for debris.
A big wave that comes in when Trent Lock is too high. As it only comes in when the Trent is in flood, watch out for debris.
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