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04192500 Maumee River near Defiance, OH LOCATION.--Lat 41°17'31", long 84°16'52", Defiance County, OH, Hydrologic Unit 04100009, on left bank, 40 ft upstream from Independence Dam, 4 mi downstream from mouth of Auglaize River, and 4.5 mi east of Defiance. DRAINAGE AREA.--5,545 mi2. PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1924 to December 1935, March 1939 to September 1974, October 1978 to current year. REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 974: 1926-27, 1930. WSP 1387: 1925-28, 1946. WDR OH-70-1: Drainage Area. REMARKS.--Flow affected by regulation of Auglaize River at hydroelectric plant, 9.9 mi upstream. Operation of hydroelectric plant was discontinued Jan. 10, 1963 to Sept. 7, 1985. Low flow slightly regulated by powerplant at Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Slight diversion 275 feet upstream into Miami and Erie Canal through a 24-inch conduit, which bypasses station. Two 36-in. diversion pipes installed at dam in 1998 for low-flow augmentation. Water-quality and sediment data formerly collected at this site.
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