Harpeth River Levels
June 5 2023
Discharge Volume Today-52.3 cfs (-9.97%) since yesterday
53.43% of normal • Low
Total streamflow across the
was last observed at
cfs, and is expected to yield approximately
acre-ft of water today; about 53%
River levels are low and may signify a drought.
Average streamflow for this time of year is
with recent peaks last observed at
River Summary: The Harpeth River is a 115-mile-long river in Tennessee, known for its scenic beauty and rich history. It was named after a Native American tribe that once inhabited the area. The river flows through several counties, including Williamson, Cheatham, and Davidson, before joining the Cumberland River. The Harpeth river is a major source of water for the Nashville area and is used for recreational activities such as swimming, boating, and fishing. The river is also used for irrigation and agricultural purposes. There are several reservoirs and dams along the Harpeth River, including the Cheatham Dam, which was built in the 1960s and provides flood control and hydroelectric power. The river has been designated as a state scenic river and is protected under the Tennessee Scenic Rivers Act.