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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02051500 MEHERRIN RIVER NEAR LAWRENCEVILLE, VA
LOCATION - Lat 36°43'00", long 77°49'55" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Brunswick County, VA, Hydrologic Unit 03010204, on right bank 8 ft upstream from Gholson Bridge on State Highway 715, 0.6 mi upstream from Allen Creek, and 3.0 mi southeast of Lawrenceville.
DRAINAGE AREA - 552 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 972: 1932(M), 1935. WSP 2104: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1928 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1303.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 136.56 ft NGVD of 1929. Prior to Nov. 17, 1931, nonrecording gage at site 50 ft upstream, at present datum. Nov. 17, 1931 to May 1, 2001, water-stage recorder, at same site and datum. May 1, 2001 to current year, water-stage recorder, at present site and datum.
REMARKS - Maximum discharge, 38,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 13,000 ft³/s on basis of velocity-area studies and records for Nottoway River near Stony Creek. Water-quality records for some prior periods have been collected at this location.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2006 to October 2009.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - December 2006 to October 2009.
INSTRUMENTATION - Specific conductance and water temperature monitor. Electronic data logger with 15-minute recording interval.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 161 microsiemens/cm, May 2, 2008; minimum: 18 microsiemens/cm, Dec. 12, 2008.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 29.9°C, July 22, 2008; minimum: -0.2°C, many days.