South Santiam River

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South Santiam River Levels

June 9 2023

7,650 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-306.0 cfs (-7.35%) since yesterday
93.57% of Normal 3 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the South Santiam River was last observed at 3857 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 7650 acre-ft of water today; about 94% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 4122 cfs, with recent peaks last observed at 53,930 cfs on 2019-04-12.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the South Santiam River At Waterloo reporting a streamflow rate of 1,850 cfs. However, the deepest point on the river is located at the South Santiam River Near Foster with a gage stage of 10.99 ft. This river is monitored from 3 different streamgauging stations along the South Santiam River, the highest being perched at an elevation of 777 ft, the South Santiam River Below Cascadia.

River Summary: The South Santiam River is located in the state of Oregon, USA. It is 66 miles in length and is a tributary of the Santiam River. The river has a long history of supporting agricultural communities along its length, such as the Sweet Home area, which was known for its logging and milling industries. The river is also known for its hydroelectric power generation, with several dams and reservoirs along its course. The Green Peter and Foster dams are two of the largest reservoirs on the river, providing water for irrigation and recreation opportunities. Recreational activities such as fishing, camping, and hiking are popular along the South Santiam River, making it a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

Last Updated 2023-06-09
Streamflow 3,857.0 cfs
Percent Normal 93.57%
Maximum 53,930.0 cfs

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