Shotover River at Bowens Peak

Alert Levels for this site

Alert Title Alert Details Alert Type Alert Threshold Level
Historical flood October 1978 Flood 917.0
Historical flood May 2009 Flood 508.0

Last 7 days flow in cumecs

Last 180 days flow in cumecs

Site information 

Start of Record Thursday, 29 June 1967
Catchment Area 1088km3
3 Highest Recorded Flows (cumecs) 918 (1978), 639 (1969), 636 (1987)
3 Lowest Recorded Flows (cumecs) 1.8 (1974), 2.7 (1991), 3.3 (1990)
Mean Annual Low Flow 13.558m3/s
Lowest 7 Day Low Flow 5m3/s
End of Calculation Period Monday, 1 January 2007


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