USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02024752 JAMES RIVER AT BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY NEAR BIG ISLAND, VA
LOCATION - Lat 37°33'19", long 79°22'03" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Amherst County, VA, Hydrologic Unit 02080203, on downstream side of Blue Ridge Parkway bridge, 150 ft from left bank, 1.5 mi northwest of Big Island, and 7.9 mi southeast of Glasgow.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,076 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 2006 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 600.80 ft NGVD of 1929.
COOPERATION - Records were provided by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality - Water Division.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Instantaneous low flow, 210 ft³/s, Feb. 6, 2007, may have gone lower. Result of freezeup.
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 2005 to current year.