The Shetucket River is a tributary of the Thames River, 20.4 miles (32.8 km) long, in eastern Connecticut in the United States. It is formed at Willimantic by the junction of the Willimantic and Natchaug rivers. It flows southeast and south. Approximately 4 miles (6 km) northeast of Norwich it receives the Quinebaug River and broadens into a wide estuary which stretches southeast for approximately 5 miles (8 km) and joins the Thames estuary on the south side of Norwich. The river flows through a rural section of New England, despite the historical presence of industry in the surrounding region. ... Source: Wikipedia
Maximum discharge on the river today is recorded at the Shetucket River At Taftville with a streamflow rate of 1,550 cfs. This is also the deepest point on the Shetucket River, reporting a gauge stage of 7.25 ft. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Shetucket River, the first of which is perched at an elevation of 156 ft, the Shetucket River Near Willimantic .
|Location||Streamflow||River Stage||Air Temp||Elevation|
Shetucket River Near Willimantic
|1270 cfs||4.39 ft|
Shetucket River At Taftville
|1550 cfs||7.25 ft|