Nipmuc River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Nipmuc River Levels

October 2 2023

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

About the nipmuc river

The Nipmuc River is a 16.7-mile-long river that is located in central Massachusetts, USA. The river is named after the Nipmuc Native American tribe that once inhabited the area. The river is fed by several small streams and flows into the Blackstone River. The hydrology of the Nipmuc River is affected by several dams and reservoirs, including the West Hill Dam, which was built in the 1960s to prevent flooding in the area. The river is used for recreation, including fishing, kayaking, and canoeing. The surrounding area is also used for agriculture, with farms producing crops such as cranberries and blueberries. The Nipmuc River has a rich history, with evidence of Native American settlements dating back thousands of years. It played a significant role in the industrialization of the area, with several mills and factories located along its banks in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Nipmuc River Near Harrisville
USGS 01111300
71 cfs 4.37 ft -32.12

Peak Annual Discharge

Nipmuc River Maximum Total Discharge

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Nipmuc River Year Over Year Discharge

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