Taunton River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Taunton River Levels

April 16 2024

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

About the taunton river

The Taunton River is a 38-mile-long river in southeastern Massachusetts that flows into Mount Hope Bay and ultimately into the Atlantic Ocean. The river has a rich history, as it was used by Native Americans for fishing and hunting, and was later used by colonists for transportation and industry. The river is fed by several smaller tributaries and features several reservoirs and dams, including the North Dighton Reservoir and the Weir River Dam. These reservoirs and dams provide hydroelectric power for the region. The Taunton River is also used for recreational purposes, including boating, fishing, and swimming. The river is home to a diverse range of fish species, including striped bass, herring, and alewife, making it a popular destination for anglers. The river also supports agriculture in the surrounding area, including cranberry farming.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Taunton River Near Bridgewater
USGS 01108000
1270 cfs 6.21 ft -11.81

Peak Annual Discharge

Taunton River Maximum Total Discharge

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Taunton River Year Over Year Discharge

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