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  • USGS 03270500 Great Miami River at Dayton OH

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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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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    00065 Gage height 2014-05-01  2014-08-29
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-29
    70969 DCP battery voltage 2014-07-26  2014-08-29

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    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 25.23   08-29-2014  16:30 EDT
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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 1,060   08-29-2014  16:30 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 29 based on 40 years of record more
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    Value Aug 29
    Mean Max
    (1979)
    208 442 578 962 1060 1070 11200


    DCP battery voltage, volts

    Most recent instantaneous value: 12.7   08-29-2014  16:30 EDT
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