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USGS 03226800 Olentangy River near Worthington OH


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Station operated in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Columbus, Sewerage and Drainage Division.
 03225500 Olentangy River near Worthington, OH 
 LOCATION.--Lat 40°06'37", long 83°01'55", Franklin County, OH, Hydrologic 
     Unit 05060001, on left bank 350 ft downstream from Interstate Highway 270 
     bridge, 1.5 mi northwest of Worthington, and 2.8 mi upstream from Rush Run.
 DRAINAGE AREA.--497 mi2.
 PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1955 to September 1984, October 1996 to current year.
 REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1625: 1952(M). WSP 1908. Drainage area. WDR Ohio 1972: 1971(M). 
     WDR-OH-80-1: 1976(M), 1978(M).
 REMARKS.--Flow regulated by Delaware Lake 21 mi upstream. Water-quality and sediment 
     data formerly collected at this site
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood in Jan. 1952, reached a stage of 15.3 ft, 
     discharge 15,000 ft3/s, from information by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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All 2 Available Parameters for this site
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-10-27
00065 Gage height 2016-06-29  2016-10-27

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10 12 28 47 180 209 1820

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Most recent instantaneous value: 1.40   10-27-2016   05:00 EDT
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