Boise River

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Boise River Levels

June 2 2023

10,493 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
+40.0 cfs (+0.76%) since yesterday
83.31% of Normal 5 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Boise River was last observed at 5290 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 10493 acre-ft of water today; about 83% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 6350 cfs, with recent peaks last observed at 27,530 cfs on 2017-06-05.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Boise River Nr Twin Springs Id reporting a streamflow rate of 5,290 cfs. However, the deepest point on the river is located at the Boise River Nr Parma Id with a gage stage of 12.4 ft. This river is monitored from 5 different streamgauging stations along the Boise River, the highest being perched at an elevation of 3,257 ft, the Boise River Nr Twin Springs Id.

River Summary: The Boise River is a 102-mile-long river in Idaho that flows through Boise and empties into the Snake River. The river played a crucial role in the development of the area, as it was used for irrigation and transportation. The river is fed by many tributaries, including the Payette River, and has several major reservoirs, including Lucky Peak, Arrowrock, and Anderson Ranch. These reservoirs were built to store water for irrigation and flood control. The river is also used for recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and rafting. The river provides water for agriculture, helping to sustain crops in the region. Despite challenges related to pollution and development, efforts have been made to preserve and protect the river's natural resources.

Last Updated 2023-06-01
Streamflow 5,290.0 cfs
Percent Normal 83.31%
Maximum 27,530.0 cfs

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