Teeswater River

Coordinates: 44°18′24″N 81°16′23″W / 44.30667°N 81.27306°W / 44.30667; -81.27306
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Teeswater River
Cargill Mill Pond along the Teeswater River
Teeswater River is located in Southern Ontario
Teeswater River
Location of the mouth of the Teeswater River in southern Ontario
EtymologyNamed after the River Tees in England
RegionSouthwestern Ontario
MunicipalitiesArran–Elderslie, Brockton, South Bruce
Physical characteristics
 • locationBruce County
 • coordinates43°58′28″N 81°05′46″W / 43.97444°N 81.09611°W / 43.97444; -81.09611
 • elevation377 m (1,237 ft)
MouthSaugeen River
 • location
 • coordinates
44°18′24″N 81°16′23″W / 44.30667°N 81.27306°W / 44.30667; -81.27306
 • elevation
214 m (702 ft)
Length75 km (47 mi)
Basin size683 km2 (264 sq mi)
 • average11 m3/s (390 cu ft/s)
 • minimum0.63 m3/s (22 cu ft/s)
Basin features
River systemGreat Lakes Basin

The Teeswater River is a river in the municipalities of Arran–Elderslie, Brockton and South Bruce in Bruce County in Southwestern Ontario, Canada.[1][2] It is in the Great Lakes Basin and empties into the Saugeen River at Paisley, Ontario.[3]

The community of Teeswater is located on the river.

The river was named after the River Tees in England.

Map showing the Teeswater River, part of the Saugeen River basin in Bruce County, Ontario. The orange line shows the drainage basin of the river system.[4]


  1. ^ "Teeswater River". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2012-10-18.
  2. ^ "Teeswater River". Atlas of Canada. Natural Resources Canada. 2010-02-04. Retrieved 2012-10-18. Shows the course of the river highlighted on a topographic map.
  3. ^ "Teeswater River Watershed Report Card" (PDF). Saugeen Conservation. 2008. Retrieved 2012-10-18.
  4. ^ "NHN National Hydro Network - GeoBase Series: Drainage Basin 02FC000". Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved July 16, 2018.


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