Choctawhatchee River Levels
June 9 2023
Discharge Volume Today-274.0 cfs (-3.43%) since yesterday
65.09% of normal • Low
Total streamflow across the
was last observed at
cfs, and is expected to yield approximately
acre-ft of water today; about 65%
River levels are low and may signify a drought.
Average streamflow for this time of year is
with recent peaks last observed at
River Summary: The Choctawhatchee River is a river that flows through Alabama and Florida, running for approximately 141 miles from its source in Alabama to its outlet at Choctawhatchee Bay in Florida. Originally inhabited by the Choctaw people, the river played a significant role in transportation and trade during the early 19th century. The river is also known for its recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and camping. Several reservoirs and dams have been constructed along the river, including the Geneva Dam, which created the Geneva Lake Reservoir, and the Woodruff Dam, which created the Woodruff Lake Reservoir. These reservoirs serve as sources of hydroelectric power and provide irrigation for agricultural purposes. Overall, the Choctawhatchee River is an important waterway for the region, with a rich history and significant economic and recreational value.