Savage River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather


Savage River Levels

April 20 2024

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


About the savage river


The Savage River is located in Western Maryland and is approximately 29 miles long. It has a rich history, having played a significant role in the logging industry during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Today, the river is used for hydroelectric power generation, with two major dams and reservoirs located along its course: the Savage River Dam and the Jennings-Randolph Dam. The Savage River Reservoir is a popular destination for fishing, boating, and hiking. In addition to recreational uses, the river's water is used for agriculture and industrial purposes. The hydrology of the Savage River is affected by precipitation and snowmelt, with peak flows occurring in the spring and fall. The river is an important part of the region's ecosystem, supporting a diverse range of aquatic and riparian plant and animal species.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Savage River Near Barton
USGS 01596500
65 cfs 1.81 ft -14.73

Peak Annual Discharge

Savage River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Savage River Year Over Year Discharge


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