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Water year 2017: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
03216500 LITTLE SANDY RIVER AT GRAYSON, KY
LOCATION - Lat 38°19'48", long 82°56'22" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Carter County, KY, Hydrologic Unit 05090104, on left bank 0.3 miles upstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 60, 0.5 miles downstream from Town Branch, 0.5 miles east of Grayson, and at mile 38.1.
DRAINAGE AREA - 400 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1938 to current year. Prior to October 1964, published as "near Grayson."
REVISED RECORDS - WSP 1435: 1939(M), 1943(M), 1948(P). WSP 1725: Drainage area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with crest stage gage for peak verification. Datum of gage is 557.95 feet above NGVD of 1929. Prior to August 11, 1939, nonrecording gage and August 11, 1939 to January 29, 1965, water-stage recorder at site 1.6 miles downstream at same datum. April 6, 1948 to January 29, 1965, supplementary nonrecording gage 800 feet downstream at same datum.
COOPERATION - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District.
REMARKS - 10/01/2014-09/30/2016: Records good except for those estimated which are poor. Flow regulated since March 1968 by Grayson Lake (station 03216300).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 24,500 ft³/s, Sept. 22, 1950, gage height 27.53 ft, prior to regulation; maximum gage height 30.57 ft, Mar. 02, 1997.