USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
02289041 TAMIAMI CANAL BELOW S-12-C, NEAR MIAMI, FL
LOCATION - Lat 25°45'40", long 80°43'34" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in T.54 S., R.36 E., Miami-Dade County, FL, Hydrologic Unit 03090202, on west bank of spillway, 100 ft southwest of control structure 12-C, and 33 mi west of Miami. No section could be determined from existing maps.
DRAINAGE AREA - Indeterminate.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1963 to September 1963, October 1965 to September 1976 (gage heights only), October 1963 to September 1965, October 1976 to current year. See REMARKS.
GAGE - Satellite data collection platform with water-stage shaft encoders for upstream and downstream stages. Datum of gage is National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 and 1.51 feet below North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88). To maintain consistency with the historical record, data recorded at NGVD 1929 does not reflect the updated elevation reported by NGS in 1992, which is 0.018 ft lower.
COOPERATION - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USGS Greater Everglades Priority Ecosystems Science, and National Park Service. Gate-opening records provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -
UPSTREAM STAGE: Maximum gage height, 11.87 ft Dec. 21, 1994; minimum, 5.17 ft June 19, 1989.
DOWNSTREAM STAGE: Maximum gage height, 11.86 ft Dec. 21, 1994; minimum, 4.87 ft June 19, 20, 1989.