Cuivre River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather


Cuivre River Levels

May 21 2024

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


About the cuivre river


The Cuivre River is a 83-mile-long river in eastern Missouri that flows through Lincoln, St. Charles, and Warren counties. It is a tributary of the Mississippi River and was named by French explorers, meaning "copper river." The river has a rich history, having been used by Native American tribes for trade and transportation. Today, the Cuivre River is primarily used for recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and swimming. The river also has several reservoirs and dams, including the Indian Camp Creek Reservoir, which is used for municipal water supply and recreation, and the Peruque Creek Reservoir, which is used for flood control and recreation. The Cuivre River provides agricultural benefits as well, with its fertile floodplain supporting crops and livestock.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Cuivre River Near Troy
USGS 05514500
358 cfs 6.73 ft -22.84

Peak Annual Discharge

Cuivre River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Cuivre River Year Over Year Discharge


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