Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the
reporting a streamflow rate of cfs.
This is also the highest stage along the Black Warrior River, with a gauge stage of
ft at this location.
This river is monitored from 1 different streamgauging stations along the Black Warrior River, the highest being situated at an altitude of ft, the
About the black warrior river
The Black Warrior River is a major waterway in the southeastern United States that flows through Alabama. The river is approximately 178 miles long and has a drainage area of over 6,000 square miles. Historically, the river was used for transportation and industrial purposes, and today it is a vital source of water for drinking, irrigation, and recreation. The river is home to several reservoirs and dams, including the William Bacon Oliver Lock and Dam, which was built in the 1930s to support navigation and prevent flooding. The river also provides recreational opportunities such as fishing, boating, and hiking. Additionally, the river plays an important role in supporting the agricultural industry in Alabama.