Spring River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Spring River Levels

May 21 2024

15,106 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-741.0 cfs (-8.87%) since yesterday
37.57% of normal Very Low

Total streamflow across the Spring River was last observed at 7,616 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 15,106 acre-ft of water today; about 38% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 20,269 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2017-05-01 when daily discharge volume was observed at 270,520 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Spring River Near Quapaw reporting a streamflow rate of 2,740 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Spring River, with a gauge stage of 8.04 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 6 different streamgauging stations along the Spring River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 1,020 ft, the Spring River At Larussell.

Last Updated 2024-05-21
Streamflow 7,616.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 37.57%
Maximum 270,520.0 cfs

About the spring river

The Spring River is a popular river in the southern United States that runs through Missouri and Arkansas. It is approximately 57 miles long and has a rich history dating back to the Native American era. The river is fed by numerous springs, including the famous Mammoth Spring, and is known for its clear water and scenic beauty. The river has several reservoirs and dams, including the Hardy Dam and the Dam Three reservoir. These help to regulate the water flow and provide recreational opportunities for fishing and boating. The Spring River is also used for agricultural purposes, with many farms located along its banks. The river attracts thousands of tourists every year for activities such as canoeing, kayaking, and camping, making it an important source of economic activity for the region.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Spring River At Larussell
USGS 07185700
625 cfs 3.1 ft -2.04
Spring River At Carthage
USGS 07185765
781 cfs 4.39 ft -6.91
Spring River Near Waco
USGS 07186000
1250 cfs 3.6 ft -10.71
Spring River Near Quapaw
USGS 07188000
2740 cfs 8.04 ft -12.18
Spring River At Town Branch Bridge At Hardy
USGS 07069305
1070 cfs 3.59 ft -3.6
Spring River At Imboden
USGS 07069500
1150 cfs 4.44 ft -8

Peak Annual Discharge

Spring River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Spring River Year Over Year Discharge

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