-11490.0 cfs (-22.03%) since yesterday
381.23% of Normal
Total streamflow across the
was last observed at
cfs, and is expected to yield approximately
acre-ft of water today; about 381%
River levels are high.
Average streamflow for this time of year is
with recent peaks last observed
2023-05-02 when daily discharge volume was observed at
Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the
Kennebec River At North Sidney
reporting a streamflow rate of 24,400 cfs.
This is also the highest stage along the Kennebec River, with a gauge stage of
10.91 ft at this location.
This river is monitored from 3 different streamgauging stations along the Kennebec River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 581 ft, the
Kennebec River At The Forks.
Percent of Normal
About the kennebec river
The Kennebec River is a 170-mile-long river in Maine, flowing from Moosehead Lake to the Atlantic Ocean. It was historically significant for its role in the logging industry and the development of hydroelectric power. The river is home to several reservoirs, including the Wyman Dam and the Indian Pond Dam, that are used for hydroelectric power generation. The most significant dam on the river is the 1,275-foot-long Edwards Dam, which was removed in 1999 to restore the river's natural ecology. The Kennebec River is also popular for recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and whitewater rafting. It is a major source of water for agriculture in the region, providing irrigation for crops such as potatoes, corn, and blueberries.