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Whitewater River
Country United States
State Oregon
County Jefferson
Physical characteristics
Main source Mount Jefferson
Whitewater Glacier, Warm Springs Indian Reservation
7,847 ft (2,392 m)
River mouth Metolius River
2,218 ft (676 m)
Discharge
  • Location:
    7.5 miles (12.1 km) from the mouth
  • Minimum rate:
    28 cu ft/s (0.79 m3/s)
  • Average rate:
    84.2 cu ft/s (2.38 m3/s)
  • Maximum rate:
    2,320 cu ft/s (66 m3/s)

The Whitewater River is a tributary of the Metolius River in the U.S. state of Oregon. It flows generally east from Whitewater Glacier on Mount Jefferson, west-southwest of Warm Springs in Jefferson County. The river descends from 7,847 feet (2,392 m) at the source to 2,218 feet (676 m) at the mouth. The stream lies entirely within the Warm Springs Indian Reservation.

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