USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
02042500 CHICKAHOMINY RIVER NEAR PROVIDENCE FORGE, VA
LOCATION - Lat 37°26'10", long 77°03'40" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, New Kent County, VA, Hydrologic Unit 02080206, On left bank 100 ft. downstream from bridge on State Highway 618, 1.1 miles southwest of Providence Forge, and 1.7 miles downstream from Schiminoe Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 251 mi².
- WSP 1553: 1956. WSP 2104: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1942 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 4.77 ft NAVD of 1988.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water Years 1969, 1970, 1972 to 1991, 2007 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - October 2010 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Specific conductance and water temperature monitor. Electronic data logger with 15-minute recording interval.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 436 microsiemens, Jan. 31, 2016; minimum, 37 microsiemens, Aug. 4, 2020, but may have been lower during periods of missing record.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 34.9°C, July 8, 2012, but may have been higher during periods of missing record; minimum, -0.3°C, on several days.