Gauge Description:

This gauge measures the water released from Francis Walter Dam, controlled by the Army Corps of Engineers. Levels above 5,000 cfs can make rescue difficult.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Lehigh R bl Francis E Walter Res nr White Haven PA
usgs-01447800 450 - 10000 cfs II+(III) 02h35m 657 cfs (running)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
450 - 800 cfs barely runnable-med runnable II+(III) gauge is important or has warning
800 -2500 cfs med runnable-a bit pushy runnable II+(III) gauge is important or has warning
2500 -10000 cfs a bit pushy runnable-high runnable II+(III) gauge is important or has warning Upper limit for best boatability uncertain. Please help your fellow boaters with a comment or report.

Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.

When River/Gauge Subject Level Reporter
Lehigh [PA] Lunch Rocks surfing at 9800 CFS 9800 CFS Stephen Hobbs
Lehigh [ ] Z Satellite Photo n/a Arthur Balajthy
3y141d02h14m @Lehigh 1. White Haven to Rockport [PA] Tannery Part 2 250 cfs Arthur Balajthy
3y141d02h14m @Lehigh 1. White Haven to Rockport [PA] Tannery Part 1 250 cfs Arthur Balajthy
3y277d00h25m @Lehigh 1. White Haven to Rockport [PA] Upper Lehigh River 250.00 ft Arthur Balajthy
8y272d02h36m /Lehigh-1. White Haven to Rockport [PA] Brad Treat on the Lehigh 0 cfs Brad Treat
> 10 years [PA] Fun on the Lehigh n/a Harry Steele