Muskingum River

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Muskingum River Levels

June 2 2023

19,478 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-480.0 cfs (-4.66%) since yesterday
42.7% of normal Very Low

Total streamflow across the Muskingum River was last observed at 9820 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 19478 acre-ft of water today; about 43% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 22998 cfs, with recent peaks last observed at 165,700 cfs on 2020-03-21.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Muskingum River At Beverly Oh reporting a streamflow rate of 3,060 cfs. This is also the deepest point on the Muskingum River, with a gage stage of 15.54 ft. This river is monitored from 4 different streamgauging stations along the Muskingum River, the highest being perched at an elevation of 733 ft, the Muskingum River Near Coshocton Oh.

River Summary: The Muskingum River is a major tributary of the Ohio River, running 111 miles through southeastern Ohio. It has played an important role in the state's history, serving as a transportation route for Native Americans and European settlers. The river is home to several dams and reservoirs, including the Wills Creek Dam and Seneca Lake. The Muskingum River Parkway and its associated lakes were created in the mid-20th century to provide flood control and recreational opportunities for the region. The river supports a variety of recreational activities, including boating, fishing, and camping. In addition, the Muskingum River is an important source of water for agricultural uses in the region.

Last Updated 2023-06-01
Streamflow 9,820.0 cfs
Percent Normal 42.7%
Maximum 165,700.0 cfs

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