Apalachicola River

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Apalachicola River Levels

June 5 2023

54,942 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-1200.0 cfs (-4.15%) since yesterday
101.13% of Normal 2 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Apalachicola River was last observed at 27700 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 54942 acre-ft of water today; about 101% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 27391 cfs, with recent peaks last observed at 333,000 cfs on 2020-03-10.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Apalachicola River Nr Blountstown reporting a streamflow rate of 14,000 cfs. However, the deepest point on the river is located at the Apalachicola River At Chattahoochee Fla with a gage stage of 43.31 ft. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Apalachicola River, the highest being perched at an elevation of 44 ft, the Apalachicola River At Chattahoochee Fla.

River Summary: The Apalachicola River is a 106-mile-long river in Florida that flows from the Georgia border to the Gulf of Mexico. The river has a rich history, with Native Americans and European settlers using it for transportation and trade. The river is a vital source of water for agriculture in the region, with crops such as cotton and peanuts relying on it for irrigation. The Apalachicola River is also home to several hydroelectric power plants, including the Jim Woodruff Dam, which creates Lake Seminole. The lake is a popular recreational spot for fishing and boating. The river is known for its diverse wildlife, including alligators, bald eagles, and manatees. Despite its importance, the Apalachicola River has faced challenges, including issues with water management and disputes over water usage between Florida, Georgia, and Alabama.

Last Updated 2023-06-05
Streamflow 27,700.0 cfs
Percent Normal 101.13%
Maximum 333,000.0 cfs

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