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The area has been considered for nuclear 'new build' totalling some 3000MWe of capacity – either two or three PWRs. This would be more than the river flow could provide cooling for and so natural-draught cooling towers with a possible height of 200m have been postulated as necessary (- the existing station is 54m high).This camera was installed and is maintained by the Environment Agency and can be viewed here. All content is available under the Open Government Licence v3.0 The usual range of the Oldbury Tidal Naite Rhyne at Oldbury Outfall is between 2.07m and 7.93m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.The typical recent level of the Oldbury Tidal Naite Rhyne at Oldbury Outfall over the past 12 months has been between 2.06m and 8.26m. It has been between these levels for at least 150 days in the past year.The highest level ever recorded at the Oldbury Tidal Naite Rhyne at Oldbury Outfall is 8.36m, reached on Thursday 1st January 1970 at 1:00am.