Little Tallapoosa River Levels
June 2 2023
Discharge Volume Today-4.0 cfs (-0.85%) since yesterday
64.15% of normal • Low
Total streamflow across the
Little Tallapoosa River
was last observed at
cfs, and is expected to yield approximately
acre-ft of water today; about 64%
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 Little Tallapoosa River is a tributary of the Tallapoosa River, located in Alabama and Georgia. It flows for approximately 49 miles and has a drainage basin of 479 square miles. The river's name is derived from the Creek Indian language, and it played an important role in the history of the area during the Civil War. There are several reservoirs and dams along the Little Tallapoosa River, including Lake Wedowee, R. L. Harris Reservoir, and West Point Lake. These dams provide hydroelectric power, flood control, and water supply for local communities. Recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and swimming are popular along the Little Tallapoosa River. The river also supports agricultural activities, with farms and ranches located along its banks. Overall, the Little Tallapoosa River is an important natural resource for both Georgia and Alabama.