Hoosic River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Hoosic River Levels

October 4 2023

1,734 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-100.6 cfs (-10.32%) since yesterday
119.66% of Normal 3 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Hoosic River was last observed at 874 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 1,734 acre-ft of water today; about 120% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 731 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2011-08-29 when daily discharge volume was observed at 50,350 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Hoosic River Near Eagle Bridge Ny reporting a streamflow rate of 619 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Hoosic River At Adams with a gauge stage of 5.99 ft. This river is monitored from 3 different streamgauging stations along the Hoosic River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 831 ft, the Hoosic River At Adams.

Last Updated 2023-10-04
Streamflow 874.2 cfs
Percent of Normal 119.66%
Maximum 50,350.0 cfs

About the hoosic river

The Hoosic River is a 76-mile-long river that flows through Massachusetts and New York. The river has a rich history, serving as a source of power for mills and factories during the Industrial Revolution. Today, the river is utilized for hydroelectric power generation, with several dams and reservoirs located along its course, including the Cheshire Reservoir, the Harriman and West Airport Reservoir, and the Pontoosuc Lake. The Hoosic River also provides recreational opportunities such as fishing, kayaking, and boating. The river is home to a variety of fish species, including trout, bass, and pickerel. Additionally, the Hoosic River is used for agricultural purposes, with farms located along its banks producing crops such as corn, hay, and vegetables.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Hoosic River At Adams
USGS 01331500
79 cfs 5.99 ft -3.18
Hoosic River Near Williamstown
USGS 01332500
176 cfs 5.65 ft -10.2
Hoosic River Near Eagle Bridge Ny
USGS 01334500
619 cfs 3.32 ft -11.19

Peak Annual Discharge

Hoosic River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Hoosic River Year Over Year Discharge

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