USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02052000 MEHERRIN RIVER AT EMPORIA, VA
LOCATION - Lat 36°41'24", long 77°32'27" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Emporia City, VA, Hydrologic Unit 03010204, on left bank at downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 301 and 1.2 mi upstream from Falling Run.
DRAINAGE AREA - 744 mi².
- OFR 2006-1308: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1951 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 67.17 ft NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers).
COOPERATION - Records were provided by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality - Water Division.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in August 1940 reached a stage of 31.5 ft, from floodmarks, discharge, about 40,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 18,000 ft³/s on basis of record for station near Lawrenceville.