Mancos River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather


Mancos River Levels

March 2 2024

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the reporting a streamflow rate of cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Mancos River, with a gauge stage of ft at this location. This river is monitored from 1 different streamgauging stations along the Mancos River, the highest being situated at an altitude of ft, the .


About the mancos river


The Mancos River is located in southwest Colorado and runs for approximately 80 miles. The river has a rich history, having been used by ancient Puebloan cultures for irrigation and water supply. Today, the river is primarily used for agricultural purposes and is a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts. The river is fed by snowmelt and runoff from surrounding mountains, which provides a consistent flow throughout the year. Several reservoirs and dams have been constructed along the river, including the Jackson Gulch Dam, which provides irrigation water for the surrounding agricultural communities. Overall, the Mancos River is an important resource for both human use and ecological health in the region.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Mancos River Near Towaoc
USGS 09371000
10 cfs 2.03 ft -8.18

Peak Annual Discharge

Mancos River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Mancos River Year Over Year Discharge


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