Tuscarawas River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather


Tuscarawas River Levels

June 19 2024

5,355 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
+808.86 cfs (+42.78%) since yesterday
56.99% of normal Low

Total streamflow across the Tuscarawas River was last observed at 2,700 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 5,355 acre-ft of water today; about 57% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 4,737 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2022-02-18 when daily discharge volume was observed at 29,990 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Tuscarawas River At Newcomerstown Oh reporting a streamflow rate of 1,300 cfs. However, the streamgauge with the highest stage along the river is the Tuscarawas River At Massillon Oh with a gauge stage of 8.5 ft. This river is monitored from 4 different streamgauging stations along the Tuscarawas River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 956 ft, the Tuscarawas River Above Barberton Oh.

Last Updated 2024-06-19
Streamflow 2,699.67 cfs
Percent of Normal 56.99%
Maximum 29,990.0 cfs
2022-02-18

About the tuscarawas river


The Tuscarawas River is a 129-mile-long tributary of the Muskingum River located in eastern Ohio. The river has a rich history and played a significant role in the development of the area. The river originates in Stark County and flows through several cities, including Massillon, Canton, Dover, and New Philadelphia. The Tuscarawas River is a vital source of water for irrigation, municipal, and industrial purposes, and it provides recreational opportunities such as boating and fishing. The river is dammed at several points, including at Bolivar Dam, which forms the 2,350-acre Zoar Lake, and at Dover Dam, which creates the 1,200-acre Atwood Lake. These reservoirs provide flood control, water supply, and recreational opportunities for the region. The river and its tributaries also support agriculture, with farms and orchards located throughout the area.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Tuscarawas River Above Barberton Oh
USGS 03115917
5 cfs 2.51 ft -2.91
Tuscarawas River At Massillon Oh
USGS 03117000
446 cfs 8.5 ft 10.4
Tuscarawas River At New Philadelphia Oh
USGS 03124800
949 cfs 1.56 ft 58.17
Tuscarawas River At Newcomerstown Oh
USGS 03129000
1300 cfs 1.61 ft 47.39

Peak Annual Discharge

Tuscarawas River Maximum Total Discharge

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Tuscarawas River Year Over Year Discharge


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