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Water-Year Summary for Site 02074000

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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Min.,Max.,Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean,Min.,Max.)  

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
02074000 SMITH RIVER AT EDEN, NC
LOCATION - Lat 36°31'32", long 79°45'56" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Rockingham County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03010103, on right bank at Eden, 0.3 mi downstream of bridge on North Carolina Highway 14, 0.8 mi upstream from bridge on Secondary Road 1714, 1.2 mi south of Virginia-North Carolina State line, 1.3 mi downstream of Stuart Creek, and 3.9 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 538 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1433: 1946 (daily discharges).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1939 to current year. Prior to October 1970, published as "Smith River at Spray".
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 539.56 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
REMARKS -

Flow regulated since August 1950 by Philpott Lake, 40 mi upstream (usable capacity, 6,325,000,000 ft³). Additional regulation by hydroelectric plant at Martinsville, Virginia, 18 mi upstream.

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 good.
For Water Year 2018: Records good.
For Water Year 2019: Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
For Water Year 2020: Records fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - Maximum discharge prior to regulation: 45,600 ft³/s, August 15, 1940, from rating curve extended above 12,000 ft³/s on the basis of computation of peak flow over dam 1.5 mi downstream; gage height: 19.28 ft.