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


Page Loading - Please Wait...

Click to hideNews Bulletins

Water-Year Summary for Site 02053200

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(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

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

Print this page
USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
02053200 POTECASI CREEK NEAR UNION, NC
LOCATION - Lat 36°22'15", long 77°01'32" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Hertford County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03010204, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on North Carolina Highway 11, 2.8 mi north of Union, 3 mi downstream from Cutawhiskie Swamp, and 3.5 mi upstream from Bells Branch.
DRAINAGE AREA - 225 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR NC-81-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 1958 to current year. Occasional low-flow measurements, water years 1953-57.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 3.53 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to December 1, 1958, nonrecording gage at same site and datum. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
REMARKS -
For Water Year 2014: Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
For Water Year 2015: Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
For Water Year 2016: Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
For Water Year 2017: Records fair except those for estimated discharges, which are poor.
For Water Year 2018: Records fair except those for estimated discharges, which are poor.
For Water Year 2019: Records good.
For Water Year 2020: Records fair except those for estimated discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in 1929 reached a stage of 19.1 ft; discharge, 4,050 ft³/s; and flood of August 1940 reached a stage of 24.1 ft; discharge, 7,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 4,000 ft³/s, from information furnished by North Carolina State Highway Commission.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge for period of record, 17,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 5,800 ft³/s on basis of discharge-conveyance ratios of peak flow; maximum gage height, 28.90 ft., from outside floodmarks.