The Saco River is a river in northeastern New Hampshire and southwestern Maine in the United States. It drains a rural area of 1,703 square miles (4,410 km2) of forests and farmlands west and southwest of Portland, emptying into the Atlantic Ocean at Saco Bay, 136 miles (219 km) from its source. It supplies drinking water to roughly 250,000 people in thirty-five towns; and historically provided transportation and water power encouraging development of the cities of Biddeford and Saco and the towns of Fryeburg and Hiram. The name "Saco" comes from the Eastern Abenaki word [sɑkohki], meaning "land where the ... Source: Wikipedia
Maximum discharge on the river today is recorded at the Saco River At Cornish with a streamflow rate of 3,000 cfs. This is also the deepest point on the Saco River, reporting a gauge stage of 4.55 ft. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Saco River, the first of which is perched at an elevation of 486 ft, the Saco River Near Conway .
|Location||Streamflow||River Stage||Air Temp||Elevation|
Saco River Near Conway
|1240 cfs||4.05 ft|
Saco River At Cornish
|3000 cfs||4.55 ft|