Detroit Watershed


The Detroit watershed encompasses over 569,231 acres and stretches across C, N, ,, M, and I. Drainage basins like this one funnel all the streams, snowmelt, and rainfall to a common outlet such as the outflow of a reservoir, or mouth of a bay. View all watersheds using the interactive map



Watershed Taxonomy



Watershed Overview

Current conditions and statistics for the Detroit Watershed
Farmington
Snow Sensor FARM4
0.54"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
River Rouge At Birmingham
USGS 04166000
13 cfs
Streamflow

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Air Temp

Elevation
Upper River Rouge At Farmington
USGS 04166300
14 cfs
Streamflow

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Air Temp

Elevation
Detroit Metropolitan
Snow Sensor DTW
1"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
River Rouge At Southfield
USGS 04166100
88 cfs
Streamflow

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Air Temp

Elevation
Dearborn No.2
Snow Sensor DBNM4
0.49"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Ecorse River At Dearborn Heights
USGS 04168580
1 cfs
Streamflow

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Air Temp

Elevation
Middle River Rouge Near Garden City
USGS 04167000
27 cfs
Streamflow

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Air Temp

Elevation
Lower River Rouge At Inkster
Snow Sensor 04168000
132"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
River Rouge At Detroit
USGS 04166500
12 cfs
Streamflow

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Air Temp

Elevation
Middle River Rouge At Dearborn Heights
Snow Sensor 04167150
170"
Snowpack

24hr Change

Air Temp

Elevation
Lower River Rouge At Dearborn
USGS 04168400
35 cfs
Streamflow

Gauge Height

Air Temp

Elevation
Location 24hr Change (%) vs Average (%) Volatility (%)
River Rouge At Birmingham
USGS 04166000
4.13
Upper River Rouge At Farmington
USGS 04166300
67.06
River Rouge At Southfield
USGS 04166100
132.19
Ecorse River At Dearborn Heights
USGS 04168580
-6.76
Middle River Rouge Near Garden City
USGS 04167000
9.96
River Rouge At Detroit
USGS 04166500
-30.18
Lower River Rouge At Dearborn
USGS 04168400
5.5

Watershed Correlation

Compare constituents of the Detroit Watershed that move tightly or weakly together.

Trending Conditions

Recent snowpack and discharge levels for the Detroit Watershed

Watershed Profile

Compare elevation with snowpack and streamflow conditions for this Watershed