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Alabama Lakes, Rivers and Water Resources




Alabama Lakes and Rivers Map
Alabama Rivers Shown on the Map:   Alabama River, Black Warrior River, Cahaba River, Chattahoochee River, Choctawhatchee River, Conecuh River, Coosa River, Locust Fork, Mulberry Fork, Pee River, Sipsey River, Tallapoosa River, Tennessee River and Tombigbee River.

Alabama Lakes Shown on the Map:   Guntersville Lake, Lewis Smith Lake, Logan Martin Lake, Martin Lake, Pickwick Lake, Walter F. George Reservoir, Weiss Lake, West Point Lake, Wheeler Lake and William Dannelly Reservoir.


 Alabama Stream and River Levels
Alabama river levels map
The United States Geological Survey has a number of stream gages located throughout Alabama. These estimate stream levels, discharges and record them over time. This data is published on the web and many stations allow users to plot custom graphs. Get updated Alabama river and stream levels from USGS here.


 Alabama Stream and River Level Alerts
Alabama water level alerts
The United States Geological Survey has a system that will send you an email message when flood levels are reached on any steam with USGS gaging equipment that you have selected. Sign up here to recieve Alabama stream and river level alerts.


 Alabama Water Publications
Alabama precipitation map
The United States Geological Survey has a number of publications related to water use and water resources in Alabama. View the water resource publications for Alabama here.


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 Alabama Drought Map
Alabama drought map
The United States Geological Survey publishes updated drought maps on their website. There you can view a map that shows where below normal 7-day average stream flow conditions were recently recorded. The maps are updated daily. Get a current Alabama drought map here.




 Alabama Precipitation Map
Alabama precipitation map
The National Atlas Project has precipitation maps for Alabama and other states that you can view online or print for personal use. These maps show the average annual precipitation levels mapped across the state. View and print an Alabama precipitation map here. Precipitation maps prepared by the PRISM Climate Group at Oregon State University and the United States Geological Survey.


 Alabama Elevation Map
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