Managing our Environment

Clutha Below Cardrona River Confluence

Alert Levels for this site

Alert Title Alert Details Alert Type Alert Threshold Level
Flood First flood warning High level 600.0
Historical flood November 1999 Flood 1620

Last 7 days flow in cumecs

Last 180 days flow in cumecs


Site information 

Start of Record Tuesday, 15 March 1988
Catchment Area 4405km2
3 Highest Recorded Flows (cumecs) 1617 (1999), 1260 (1995), 1089 (1994)
3 Lowest Recorded Flows (cumecs) 76.6 (1996), 77.4 (1995), 82.8 (2001)
Mean Annual Low Flow 121.17 m3/s
Lowest 7 Day Low Flow 94.5 m3/s
End of Calculation Period Monday, 1 January 2007


This monitoring equipment is owned and run by NIWA


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