The River at Mirecourt

The Madon is a river in France, which runs in the Lorraine region. It rises near the Saônequelle, in the municipality of Vioménil, drained generally in a northerly direction and empties after 97 kilometers at Pont -Saint -Vincent as a left tributary of the Moselle. On his way to the Madon crosses the departments of Vosges and Meurthe -et -Moselle. In the mouth of the river, the Moselle is accompanied by a shipping channel; on the other side of the river, at Neuves- Maisons, the Canal des Vosges is in the channeled Moselle (French: Moselle canalisée ) above.

Places on the river


At the mouth of Madon in the Mosel, the average river discharge ( MQ ) 11.1 m³ / s; its catchment area covers 1032 km ².

At the level Pulligny is in the long-term average (1964-2010), the discharge rate of 10.4 m³ / s, the catchment area of ​​940 sqm here. The highest water levels are measured during the winter months of December to February. Your maximum level in the runoff with 20.8 m³ / s in January. From February onwards, the water supply is steadily and noticeably back, reached its lowest level in August with 2.7 m³ / s, and then increases steadily.

The monthly mean discharge ( MQ ) of Madon in m³ / s, measured at the hydrological station Pulligny Data calculated from the values ​​of the years 1964-2010