Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the
reporting a streamflow rate of cfs.
This is also the highest stage along the Elizabeth River, with a gauge stage of
ft at this location.
This river is monitored from 1 different streamgauging stations along the Elizabeth River, the highest being situated at an altitude of ft, the
About the elizabeth river
The Elizabeth River is a 6.4-mile-long tidal estuary located in southeastern Virginia. Historically, the river played a significant role in the development of the region's economy, serving as a hub for shipping and transportation. Today, the river's hydrology has been impacted by human activities, including industrial and agricultural pollution, leading to impaired water quality. The river is home to several reservoirs and dams, including the Lake Drummond Reservoir and the Northwest River Reservoir, which serve as sources of drinking water for the region. Despite its challenges, the Elizabeth River has become a popular spot for recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and kayaking, and various efforts are underway to restore and preserve the river's ecosystem.