Uinta River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Uinta River Levels

June 14 2024

1,261 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-108.0 cfs (-14.52%) since yesterday
67.24% of normal Low

Total streamflow across the Uinta River was last observed at 636 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 1,261 acre-ft of water today; about 67% of normal. River levels are low and may signify a drought. Average streamflow for this time of year is 946 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2011-07-01 when daily discharge volume was observed at 5,180 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Uinta River Blw Powerplant Diversion Nr Neola reporting a streamflow rate of 636 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Uinta River, with a gauge stage of 6.48 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 2 different streamgauging stations along the Uinta River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 7,324 ft, the Uinta River Blw Powerplant Diversion Nr Neola.

Last Updated 2024-06-14
Streamflow 636.0 cfs
Percent of Normal 67.24%
Maximum 5,180.0 cfs

About the uinta river

The Uinta River is a tributary of the Green River, located in the northeastern region of Utah. The river runs approximately 80 miles long and is known for its impressive hydrology system. The river's water is sourced from hundreds of small streams in the Uinta Mountains, which provide essential water resources for irrigation and recreation in the region. The river is home to numerous reservoirs and dams, including the Moon Lake Dam and the Upper Stillwater Dam, which provide electricity and flood control to the area. The river is a popular destination for recreational activities, including camping, hiking, and fishing, and it also supports agricultural activities such as cattle ranching and crop irrigation. Despite its importance to the region, the river has experienced pollution and degradation due to agricultural and urban runoff.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Uinta River Blw Powerplant Diversion Nr Neola
USGS 09296800
636 cfs 6.48 ft -14.52
Uinta River At Randlett
USGS 09301500
295 cfs 5.63 ft -12.98

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