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Water year 2017: 2016-10-01 to 2017-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
02041650 APPOMATTOX RIVER AT MATOACA, VA
LOCATION - Lat 37°13'30", long 77°28'32" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Chesterfield County, VA, Hydrologic Unit 02080207, on left bank at upstream side of bridge on State Highway 600, 0.2 mi south of Matoaca, 2.0 mi upstream from Rohoic Creek, 2.8 mi downstream from Lake Chesdin, 3.5 mi west of Petersburg, and at mile 15.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,342 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - OFR 2006-1308: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1969 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 68.30 ft NGVD of 1929.
COOPERATION - Records were provided by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality - Water Division.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by Appomattox Water Authority at Lake Chesdin, capacity 36,000 acre-ft, 2.8 mi upstream. Records do not include flow of Upper Appomattox Canal of city of Petersburg which diverts around station.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1978 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - October 1989 to September 1994.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum recorded, 128 microseimens/cm, Oct. 10, 1993, but may have been higher during periods of missing record; minimum recorded, 43 microseimens/cm, Mar. 13, 1993 and Mar. 6, 7, 1994, but may have been lower during periods of missing record.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 31.0°C, July 13, 16, 1993, but may have been higher during periods of missing record; minimum recorded, 1.0°C, Dec. 23-26, 1989 and Jan. 9, 1990, but may have been lower during periods of missing record.