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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
LOCATION - Lat 36°38'32", long 79°05'23" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Halifax County, VA, Hydrologic Unit 03010104, on right bank 100 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 658, 0.5 mi southeast of Paces, 0.5 mi upstream from Big Toby Creek, 2.7 mi upstream from Birch Creek, and at mile 36.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,587 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - OFR 2006-1308: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1950 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 321.41 ft NAVD88.
REMARKS - Diurnal fluctuation caused by mills 23 mi upstream at Danville. Since August 1950, flow regulated by Philpott Lake (station 02071900) 101.4 mi upstream. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite gage-height telemeter at station. Maximum discharge, 64,800 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 32,000 ft³/s. Water-quality records for some prior periods have been collected at this location.

Maximum discharge for Water Year 2015, 20,800 ft³/s on Sept. 30, 2015, occurred on rising stage of peak of Oct. 1, 2015 (Water Year 2016).
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Aug. 16, 1940, reached a stage of 32.3 ft, from floodmark.