Warning: Javascript must be enabled to use all the features on this page!


Page Loading - Please Wait...

* We've detected you're using a mobile device. Find our mobile dedicated web site here.
Click to hideNews Bulletins

Water-Year Summary for Site 02031000

Click to hide Water-Year Summary instructions and information
  • Water-Year Summary reports summarize a year of hydrologic data in a printer-friendly format.
  • For water years 2014 onward, choose a water year and parameter and an on-demand Water-Year Summary report will be generated.
  • For water years 2006 through 2013, choose a water year and an Annual Water Data Report will be provided.
  • For water years 2005 and earlier, Annual Water Data Reports may be available in digital format.
  • Not all sites have reports available for every water year.
Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

Print this page
USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02031000 MECHUMS RIVER NEAR WHITE HALL, VA
LOCATION - Lat 38°06'09", long 78°35'35" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Albemarle County, VA, Hydrologic Unit 02080204, on right bank 20 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 614, 1.5 mi downstream from Rocky Run, 4.0 mi southeast of White Hall, and 4.9 mi upstream from confluence with Moormans River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 95.3 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - OFR 2006-1308: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1942 to September 1951, October 1979 to current year. Prior to September 1951, published as Mechum River near Ivy.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 429.75 ft NGVD of 1929. Oct. 1, 1942 to Sept. 30, 1951, on right bank 20 ft downstream from former highway bridge, at different datum.
COOPERATION - Records were provided by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality - Water Division.
REMARKS - Maximum discharge, 20,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 8,000 ft³/s. Water-quality records for some prior periods have been collected at this location.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Sept. 6, 1979, reached a stage of 24.5 ft, from floodmarks, discharge, about 13,500 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 8,300 ft³/s.