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Water-Year Summary for Site 0208521324

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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2022: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
LOCATION - Lat 36°08'30", long 78°55'09" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Durham County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03020201, on right bank, 5 feet downstream from bridge on Secondary Road 1461, and 1.8 mi northwest of Orange Factory.
DRAINAGE AREA - 78.2 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1987 to current year. Prior to October 1987, equivalent records published as "Little River near Orange Factory, NC" (02085220), September 1961 to September 1987.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 382.89 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Satellite telemetry at station.
REMARKS - Gage-height records are generally good. Discharge records are generally fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Additional details on the accuracy of the records can be obtained by contacting the USGS South Atlantic Water Science Center at gs-w-nc_nwisweb_data_inquiries@usgs.gov.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge 11,600 ft³/s, September 6, 1996 from extension of rating curve above 2,300 ft³/s, based on contracted-opening measurement of peak flow; maximum gage height, 13.26 ft, September 6, 1996 from high-water mark in gage shelter as a result of Hurricane Fran.