Gauge Description:

The Meramec is normally a gentle stream but flow can fluctuate wildly (from 75 cfs to 48,000 cfs at Steelville). Average flow is about 130 (at Steelville) and if it gets above 1000 discretion concerning one's paddling skills should be employed.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Meramec River near Steelville, MO
usgs-07013000 100 - 1000 cfs I 00h21m 1690 cfs (too high)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
100 -1000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable I gauge is important or has warning

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
Meramec River [MO] Meramec River n/a William Kammer