Conemaugh River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Conemaugh River Levels

June 22 2024

2,321 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-28.0 cfs (-2.34%) since yesterday
20.53% of normal Very Low

Total streamflow across the Conemaugh River was last observed at 1,170 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 2,321 acre-ft of water today; about 21% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 5,700 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2018-09-10 when daily discharge volume was observed at 46,200 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Conemaugh River At Tunnelton reporting a streamflow rate of 537 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Conemaugh River, with a gauge stage of 2.99 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 3 different streamgauging stations along the Conemaugh River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 1,133 ft, the Conemaugh River At Minersville.

Last Updated 2024-06-22
Streamflow 1,170.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 20.53%
Maximum 46,200.0 cfs

About the conemaugh river

The Conemaugh River is a 90-mile-long tributary of the Allegheny River in western Pennsylvania. The river has a rich history dating back to the Native American tribes and later played a significant role in the industrialization of the region. The river's hydrology has been impacted by several dams and reservoirs, including the Conemaugh Dam and the Johnstown Flood Control Reservoir. These structures have helped to regulate the river's flow and prevent flooding in nearby communities. Today, the Conemaugh River is a popular destination for recreational activities such as fishing, kayaking, and hiking. It also supports agricultural activities in the surrounding areas. Despite its importance, the river faces ongoing threats from pollution and environmental degradation.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Conemaugh River At Minersville
USGS 03041029
303 cfs 1.73 ft -7.34
Conemaugh River At Seward
USGS 03041500
330 cfs 2.23 ft -3.51
Conemaugh River At Tunnelton
USGS 03044000
537 cfs 2.99 ft 1.51

Peak Annual Discharge

Conemaugh River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Conemaugh River Year Over Year Discharge

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