-15.0 cfs (-1.68%) since yesterday
38.04% of normal
Total streamflow across the
was last observed at
cfs, and is expected to yield approximately
acre-ft of water today; about 38%
River levels are low and may signify a drought.
Average streamflow for this time of year is
with recent peaks last observed
2018-12-31 when daily discharge volume was observed at
Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the
Chickasawhay River At Leakesville
reporting a streamflow rate of 492 cfs.
This is also the highest stage along the Chickasawhay River, with a gauge stage of
7.98 ft at this location.
This river is monitored from 3 different streamgauging stations along the Chickasawhay River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 258 ft, the
Chickasawhay River At Enterprise.
Percent of Normal
About the chickasawhay river
The Chickasawhay River is a 210-mile-long river located in southeastern Mississippi. It was once a vital transportation route for Native Americans and early settlers, and it played an important role in the Civil War. The river is fed by numerous small tributaries, which contribute to its hydrology and provide habitat for a variety of fish and wildlife. The river is also home to several reservoirs and dams, including the Shubuta Dam and the Okatibbee Reservoir. These structures are used for flood control, hydroelectric power generation, and water supply. The Chickasawhay River is popular for recreational activities such as fishing, kayaking, and boating, and it also supports agricultural activities such as irrigation and livestock watering.