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Water-Year Summary for Site 02011400

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00010 Temperature, water(Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2023: 2023-10-01 to 2024-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 38°02'32", long 79°52'54" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Bath County, VA, Hydrologic Unit 02080201, on left bank 0.1 mi downstream from ford, 1.8 mi upstream from Back Creek, and 2.2 mi southwest of Bacova.
DRAINAGE AREA - 157 mi².

OFR 2006-1308: Drainage area.

Revisions: Max daily values, were revised on June 8, 2023, July  20-27, 2023, July 31 and Aug 1, 2023, Aug. 11-14, 2023 and Aug 18-21, 2023, based on deletions of invalid Max daily values. 

Revisions: Min daily values, were revised on Jan. 20, 2023, July 22-27, 2023, July 29, 2023 and Aug. 18-22, 2023, based on deletions of invalid Min daily values.

Revisions: Median daily values, were revised on Aug 11-16, 2023, based on deletions of invalid Max and Min daily values. 

PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1974 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1639.07 ft NAVD of 1988.
REMARKS - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite water temperature, precipitation and gage-height telemeter at station. Maximum discharge, 30,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 1,300 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurements at gage heights 8.88 ft, 11.40 ft, 13.88 ft, and 22.25 ft. Minimum gage height, 2.42 ft, Aug. 18, 19, 1988.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of June 21, 1972, reached a stage of 11.40 ft, discharge, about 4,800 ft³/s, and flood of Dec. 26, 1973, reached a stage of 13.88 ft, discharge, about 7,560 ft³/s.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1978-81, 1983 to current year.
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: January 2007 to September 2008.
WATER TEMPERATURE: March 1978 to September 1981, October 1982 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water temperature monitor. Electronic data logger with 60 minute recording interval.
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 283 microsiemens/cm, Sept. 22, 2007,but may have been higher during periods of missing record; minimum, 76 microsiemens/cm, Mar. 2, 2007, but may have been lower during periods of missing record.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 31.3°C, July 22, 2011, but may have been higher during periods of missing record; minimum, feel to -0.1°C multiple  times.