River Irwell facts for kids
|- right||Roch, Irk, Medlock|
|- location||Cliviger, Lancashire|
|- location||River Mersey, Salford|
|Discharge||for Adelphi Weir|
|- average||17.72 m³/s (626 cu ft/s)|
The River Irwell is a 39 miles (63 km) long river which flows through the Irwell Valley in the counties of Lancashire and Greater Manchester in North West England. The start of the river is at Irwell Springs on Deerplay Moor, about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north of the town of Bacup, in the parish of Cliviger, Lancashire. The Irwell flows through the city centres of Manchester and Salford, before joining the River Mersey near Irlam.
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