USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
02096500 HAW RIVER AT HAW RIVER, NC
LOCATION - Lat 36°05'14", long 79°21'58" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Alamance County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03030002, on left bank at Haw River, 650 ft downstream of Southern Railway bridge, 800 ft downstream of bridge on U.S. Highway 70 and North Carolina Highway 49, and 3 mi downstream of Stony Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 606 mi².
WSP 757: 1929 (M). WSP 782: 1934. WSP 1383: 1930,1932(M), 1933(m), 1936, 1943, 1944 (M), 1947(m). WDR NC-81-1: Drainage area.
Gage height and discharge for the period Oct. 1, 2017 to Aug. 3, 2018 were revised on Feb. 22, 2019 based on changes to the gage datum.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1928 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 471.69 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemetry at streamgage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum Discharge: 51,400 ft³/s, Sept. 6, 1996, from rating curve extended above 38,000 ft³/s by logarithmic plotting; Maximum Gage-Height: 32.83 ft., Sept. 6, 1996, from flood mark.
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1998 to current year. Records for August 1998 to September 2003 are unpublished and available from the USGS Water Science Center in Raleigh, NC.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping bucket raingage. Satellite telemetry at station.