Top Discharges

Streamgauges reporting the most discharge on the Potlatch River

10 Day Trend

Discharge comparison for the highest gauges over the past 10 days

Expected Streamflow Ranges

Streamflow discharge range for this time of year

The Potlatch River is in the state of Idaho in the United States. About 56 miles (90 km) long, it is the lowermost major tributary to the Clearwater River, a tributary of the Snake River that is in turn a tributary of the Columbia River. Once surrounded by arid grasslands of the Columbia Plateau adjacent to the western foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the Potlatch today is used mainly for agriculture and irrigation purposes. Its name derives from potlatch, a type of ceremony held by the indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest; one such tribe lived along the river for ... Source: Wikipedia