-35.0 cfs (-1.02%) since yesterday
59.47% of normal
Total streamflow across the
was last observed at
cfs, and is expected to yield approximately
acre-ft of water today; about 59%
River levels are low and may signify a drought.
Average streamflow for this time of year is
with recent peaks last observed
2018-02-22 when daily discharge volume was observed at
Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the
Kankakee River Near Wilmington
reporting a streamflow rate of 849 cfs.
However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the
Kankakee River At Davis
with a gauge stage of 4.78 ft.
This river is monitored from 6 different streamgauging stations along the Kankakee River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 682 ft, the
Kankakee River At Davis.
Percent of Normal
About the kankakee river
The Kankakee River is a 133-mile river that flows through Indiana and Illinois. It was historically used for transportation and provided a source of water for agriculture. The river has a diverse ecosystem, with over 200 species of fish, including several endangered species. The river's hydrology has been altered by the construction of several reservoirs and dams, including the Kankakee River State Park Dam and the Wilmington Dam. These dams have been built for flood control, hydroelectric power, and recreation. The river is a popular destination for boating, fishing, and camping. The river and its surrounding wetlands also provide important habitat for waterfowl and other wildlife. Agriculturally, the river is used as a source of irrigation for corn, soybeans, and other crops.