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USGS 03406500 ROCKCASTLE RIVER AT BILLOWS, KY

  Stream Site

DESCRIPTION:
Latitude 37°10'16",   Longitude 84°17'46"   NAD27
Laurel County, Kentucky, Hydrologic Unit 05130102
Drainage area: 604 square miles
Datum of gage: 802.90 feet above   NGVD29.
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    1987-10-01  2018-11-17  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1936-07-15  2018-11-16  27518 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1979-11-24  1981-08-20  523 
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1979-11-24  1981-08-20  623 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1936-07-15  2018-10-15 27486 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1979-11-24  1981-08-20 523 
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1979-11-24  1981-08-20 623 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1936-07  2018-10  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1979-11  1981-08  
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1979-11  1981-08  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1936  2019  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1980  1981  
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1980  1981  
 Peak streamflow 1913-01  2017-03-28  82 
 Field measurements 1936-06-30  2018-10-16  728 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1951-10-09  1995-08-24  164 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2018  13 
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