-1264.7 cfs (-8.32%) since yesterday
61.08% of normal
Total streamflow across the
was last observed at
cfs, and is expected to yield approximately
acre-ft of water today; about 61%
River levels are low and may signify a drought.
Average streamflow for this time of year is
with recent peaks last observed
2016-01-03 when daily discharge volume was observed at
Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the
Flint River At Bainbridge
reporting a streamflow rate of 3,380 cfs.
This is also the highest stage along the Flint River, with a gauge stage of
19.17 ft at this location.
This river is monitored from 12 different streamgauging stations along the Flint River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 778 ft, the
Flint River Near Lovejoy.
Percent of Normal
About the flint river
The Flint River is a 344-mile-long river in Georgia, USA. It has a rich history, having been an important water source for Native Americans and later for European settlers. The river flows through the cities of Albany and Macon before ultimately emptying into the Chattahoochee River. The hydrology of the Flint River is largely affected by droughts, which have caused water shortages in the past. There are several reservoirs and dams along the river, including the Lake Blackshear Dam and the Flint River Dam. These serve to regulate the flow of water and provide hydroelectric power. The Flint River is also used for irrigation and recreation, with activities such as fishing and kayaking being popular among locals and tourists.