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    USGS 03144500 Muskingum River at Dresden OH

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    Station operated in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
     03144500 Muskingum River at Dresden, OH
     LOCATION.--Lat 40°07'13", long 81°59'59", Muskingum County, OH, Hydrologic 
         Unit 05040004, on left bank 150 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 208, 
         0.5 mi east of Dresden, and 0.5 mi downstream from Wakatomika Creek.
     DRAINAGE AREA.--5,993 mi2.
     PERIOD OF RECORD.--September 1921 to September 1984 (discontinued as discharge station). 
         September 1984 to September 2009 operated as a stage only station. October 2009 
         started as a discharge station.
     REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 728: 1927(M). WSP 803: 1935. WSP 1985: 1922-23, 
         1928(M,) 1929, 1930(M). WSP 1907: Drainage area.
     REMARKS.--Flow regulated by 16 flood-control reservoirs at points 15 mi
         to 105 mi upstream. Water temperatures collected 1952-61, 1963 to 1974. 
         Sediment data collected 1952 to 1974.
     EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood in March 1913 reached a stage
         of 46.0 ft, present site and datum, from floodmark, discharge, 228,000
         cubic feet per second, computed by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
     EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION.--Maximum discharge of 100,000 ft3s, 
         August 9, 1935, at a of stage 31.6 ft; minimum daily discharge of 335 ft3s 
         June25, 1925
    

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    00060 Discharge 2009-10-01  2014-08-27
    00065 Gage height 2014-04-29  2014-08-27

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 7,920   08-27-2014  03:30 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 27 based on 51 years of record more
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    (1962)
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    Value Aug 27
    Max
    (1980)
    612 1020 1420 1870 2390 7920 24000


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 10.00   08-27-2014  03:30 EDT
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