Cocheco River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Cocheco River Levels

October 2 2023

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the reporting a streamflow rate of cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Cocheco River, with a gauge stage of ft at this location. This river is monitored from 1 different streamgauging stations along the Cocheco River, the highest being situated at an altitude of ft, the .

About the cocheco river

The Cocheco River is a 40-mile long river in New Hampshire that flows into the Piscataqua River. It has played an important role in the history of the region, serving as a source of water power for mills during the Industrial Revolution. The river has a drainage area of 436 square miles and a mean flow rate of 297 cubic feet per second. The river is impounded by several dams, including the Milton Three Ponds Dam, which creates a large reservoir for recreation and fishing. The Cocheco River is also used for agricultural irrigation and is an important source of water for the surrounding communities.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Cocheco River Near Rochester
USGS 01072800
62 cfs 3.23 ft -6.82

Peak Annual Discharge

Cocheco River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Cocheco River Year Over Year Discharge

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