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USGS 04192500 Maumee River near Defiance OH


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Station operated in cooperation with the Ohio Water Development Authority and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
 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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00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2015-03-30
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2015-03-30

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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.54   03-30-2015  00:00 EDT
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Most recent instantaneous value: 7,420   03-30-2015  00:00 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Mar 30 based on 83 years of record more
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Mean 75th
866 2990 6410 7420 8320 10300 33100