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Water year 2023: 2023-10-01 to 2024-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 36°10'23", long 79°36'51" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Guilford County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03030002, on right bank 0.2 mi downstream from Huffines Mill on Secondary Road 2719, 1.2 mi upstream from Buffalo Creek, and 6 mi northwest of Gibsonville.
DRAINAGE AREA - 131 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1303: 1929-40 (monthly and yearly runoff). WSP 1383: 1929-30, 1933(M), 1934, 1937(M), 1939-42(M), 1948. WDR NC-81-1: Drainage area. Period from 11/13/2018 to 3/1/2019 taken out of approved status to change timing of a shift.  No period of record or 2019 water year max or minimum discharges were affected by this revision.
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1928 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and rock-masonry control. Datum of gage is 626.88 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
REMARKS - Flow regulated since 1923 by Lake Brandt, 14 mi upstream; since 1957 by Lake Higgins on Brush Creek, a tributary to Lake Brandt; since 1943 by Richland Lake 12 mi. upstream from station; and since 1968 by Lake Townsend, 9 mi upstream from station. Gage-height records are generally good. Discharge records are generally fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Additional details on the accuracy of the records can be obtained by contacting the USGS South Atlantic Water Science Center at gs-w-nc_nwisweb_data_inquiries@usgs.gov.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in July 1916 reached a stage of 17.90 ft, from information by local resident; discharge, 8,640 ft³/s.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge 9180 ft³/s, September 17, 2018 ; Maximum gage height 18.51 ft, September 17, 2018, as a result of Hurricane Florence.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - Prior to regulation, maximum discharge: 11,600 ft³/s, September 25, 1947; gage height: 20.77 ft; minimum discharge not determined.