-39.7 cfs (-5.53%) since yesterday
60.99% 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
2014-05-17 when daily discharge volume was observed at
Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the
Genesee River At Avon Ny
reporting a streamflow rate of 240 cfs.
This is also the highest stage along the Genesee River, with a gauge stage of
14.42 ft at this location.
This river is monitored from 4 different streamgauging stations along the Genesee River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 1,479 ft, the
Genesee River At Wellsville Ny.
Percent of Normal
About the genesee river
The Genesee River is a 157-mile-long river that runs through western New York State. The river has played an important role in the region's history, serving as a transportation route for the Seneca people and as a source of power for early settlers. Today, the river is used for a variety of recreational activities, including fishing, boating, and hiking. There are several reservoirs and dams along the river, including the Mount Morris Dam, which was built by the US Army Corps of Engineers in the 1950s to control flooding. The river also provides water for agricultural uses, including irrigation and livestock watering. Despite its importance to the region, the Genesee River has faced challenges due to pollution and habitat degradation, leading to conservation efforts to protect the river's ecosystem.