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USGS 03152000 LITTLE KANAWHA RIVER AT GLENVILLE, WV

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LOCATION.--Lat 38°55'58", long 80°50'17.6", 
      referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Gilmer County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05030203, 
      on right bank at abandoned bridge on Conrad Court Street at Glenville, 
      1,400 ft upstream from Sycamore Run and at mile 105.
DRAINAGE AREA.--387 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1912 to September 1914 (annual maximum gage height), 
      June 1915 to September 1920 (daily discharge, estimated Mar. 13, 1918 peak discharge, and annual maximum gage height), 
      October 1920 to September 1928 (estimated Nov. 16, 1926 peak discharge, and annual maximum gage height), 
      October 1928 to September 1975 (daily discharge and peaks, monthly discharge only for October to December 1928 
      published in WSP 1305), October 1975 to September 1983 (daily discharge and annual maxima), 
      October 1983 to September 1984 (annual maxima), October 1984 to September 2000 (daily discharge and annual maxima), 
      October 2000 to September 2008 (annual maximum gage height), October 2008 to current year 
      (annual maximum and minimum gage height).
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1305: 1930, 1932(M). WSP 1435: 1954. WSP 1555: 1947(M). WDR WV-82-1: 1979. 
      WDR WV-97-1: Drainage area. WDR-US-2008: 1979.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 697.25 ft 
      above NAVD 88 (697.79 ft above NGVD 29). Prior to Dec. 14, 1934, nonrecording gage at same site and datum. 
      Prior to July 1, 1986 at site 400 ft downstream and at the same datum. 
      May 25, 1971 to September 1983, and October 1984 to June 21, 1988, 
      auxiliary water-stage recorder on Leading Creek near Glenville 2.7 mi downstream from base gage 
      at datum 699.69 ft above NAVD 88 (700.23 ft above NGVD 29). Prior to May 25, 1971, 
      auxiliary nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS.--Flow partially regulated since 1968 by five floodwater-
        detention reservoirs affecting 49.5 mi2. Flow regulated since 
        March 1979 by Burnsville Lake.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Historic peak estimated discharge, 
        20,000 ft3/s, gage height, 32.90 ft, 1918. Flood of 
        Nov. 16, 1926, reached a stage of 33.6 ft, estimated discharge 
        21,000 ft3/s.
This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with:
        U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District
        State of West Virginia

        Real-time stage data are available for the previous 31 days
        Recent data (daily) are available for the previous 18 months
                RECENT DATA ARE NOT ARCHIVED BEYOND 18 MONTHS
                EXCEPT FOR THE ANNUAL MAXIMUM GAGE HEIGHT
This station managed by the Charleston Field Office.

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00060 Discharge(Mean) 1915-06-01  2000-09-30

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