Shade River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather


Shade 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 Shade River, with a gauge stage of ft at this location. This river is monitored from 1 different streamgauging stations along the Shade River, the highest being situated at an altitude of ft, the .


About the shade river


The Shade River is a 47-mile-long tributary of the Hocking River located in southeastern Ohio. It is named after an early settler in the area, Samuel Shade. The river flows through rural and forested areas, and it has a diverse aquatic ecosystem with a variety of fish species. The Shade River Watershed is home to several reservoirs and dams, including the Burr Oak Reservoir, which provides drinking water to nearby communities. The river also plays an important role in agricultural activities in the region, providing water for irrigation and livestock. Recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and hiking are popular along the river, with several public access points and trails available. The Shade River has a long history of human use and remains a valuable resource for both the local community and the environment.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Shade River Near Chester Oh
USGS 03159540
241 cfs 6.61 ft -56.18

Peak Annual Discharge

Shade River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Shade River Year Over Year Discharge


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