Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the
reporting a streamflow rate of cfs.
This is also the highest stage along the Tensas River, with a gauge stage of
ft at this location.
This river is monitored from 1 different streamgauging stations along the Tensas River, the highest being situated at an altitude of ft, the
About the tensas river
The Tensas River is located in Louisiana and Mississippi and spans approximately 250 miles. It was historically used as a transportation route for goods and people. The hydrology of the Tensas River is influenced by its major tributaries, including the Little River and Bayou Macon. There are several reservoirs and dams on the Tensas River, including Lake Providence, which was built for flood control and navigation. Other reservoirs include the Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge and the Poverty Point Reservoir. The river is used for recreational activities, including fishing and boating, as well as agricultural purposes such as irrigation and crop watering. The Tensas River is an important resource for the local communities and plays a vital role in the region's economy.