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USGS 03270500 Great Miami River at Dayton OH

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Station operated in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Miami Conservancy District.
 03270500 Great Miami River at Dayton, OH
 LOCATION.--Lat 39°45'55", long 84°11'51", Montgomery County, OH, Hydrologic 
     Unit 05080002, on left bank 1,000 ft downstream from Main Street bridge in Dayton, 
     0.7 mi upstream from Wolf Creek, 0.8 mi downstream from Mad River, at river mile 80.
 DRAINAGE AREA.--2,511 mi2.
 PERIOD OF RECORD.--April to September 1905, January to September 1906, January 1907 to 
     December 1909 (gage heights only), April 1913 to current year. Monthly discharge only 
     for October 1919 to September 1921, published in WSP 1305. Gage-height records collected 
     at Main Street bridge since January 1892 are contained in reports of National Weather 
     Service. Prior to October 1962, published as Miami River at Dayton.
 REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1385: 1917. WSP 1908: Drainage area.
 REMARKS.--Flood flow regulated by four retarding basins upstream from station beginning in 
     1920 on Mad River 6.4 mi upstream, on Stillwater River 10.5 mi upstream, on Great Miami 
     River 11.5 mi upstream, and on Loramie Creek 40 mi upstream. Also see REMARKS for stations
     03261500, 03262000, and 03269500. Much of the flow is diverted to the Little Miami River 
     Basin through the Dayton waste water treatment system. Sediment data formerly collected at
     this site. 
 EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.-- Flood of Mar. 26, 1913, reached a stage of 29.0 ft, site 
     and datum then in use; discharge, 250,000 ft3/s, computed by Miami Conservancy District.

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All 3 Available Parameters for this site
  
00065 Gage height 2014-05-20  2014-09-17
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-17
70969 DCP battery voltage 2014-08-14  2014-09-17

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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 24.09   09-17-2014  08:30 EDT
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 735   09-17-2014  08:30 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 17 based on 40 years of record more
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(1999)
25th
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Median Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Sep 17
75th
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Mean Max
(1989)
140 363 500. 735 781 850. 6480


DCP battery voltage, volts

Most recent instantaneous value: 13.0   09-17-2014  08:30 EDT
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