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Available Parameters
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 36°10'21", long 79°57'10" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Guilford County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03030002, on right bank at upstream side of bridge on Secondary Road 2128, 0.8 mi downstream from Beaver Creek, and 2 mi east of Oak Ridge.
DRAINAGE AREA - 20.6 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR NC-81-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1955 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage is 771.30 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to December 13, 1955, nonrecording gage at same site and datum. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.

Some diurnal fluctuation at medium and low flows caused by upstream mill.

For Water Year 2014: Records fair.
For Water Year 2015: Records fair.
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 daily discharges, which are poor.
For Water Year 2018: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
For Water Year 2019: Records fair.
For Water Year 2020: Records fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge: 4,910 ft³/s, October 11, 2018, gage height of 15.06 ft.
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 1999 to current year. Records for November 1999 to September 2000 are unpublished and available from the USGS Water Science Center in Raleigh, NC.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage. Satellite telemetry at station.
REMARKS - Precipitation data collected during freezing periods may not be accurately reflected in daily record.