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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.)  
00060 Discharge(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Mean,Min.,Max.)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00400 pH(Med.,Min.,Max.)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 35°24'22", long 78°48'48" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Harnett County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03030004, on right bank 60 ft downstream of bridge on U.S. Highway 401, 1,860 ft downstream of Southern Railway bridge, 0.5 mi north of Lillington, 1 mi downstream of Neal Creek, and at river mile 178.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,464 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1002: 1930, maximum discharge. WSP 1032: 1942, minimum discharge. WSP 1303: 1944, maximum discharge. WSP 1333: 1945, maximum discharge. WSP 1383: 1924-29, maximum and minimum discharges; 1924-29, daily discharges; 1936, daily discharges. WSP 1703: 1929, daily discharges. WDR NC-81-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 1923 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 104.62 ft above NGVD of 1929. December 6, 1923 to October 7, 1927, nonrecording gage and October 8, 1927 to December 2, 1975, water-stage recorder at site 60 ft upstream at bridge pier at same datum. Satellite telemetry at station.

Some regulation at high flows, December 1972 to August 1981, caused by temporary storage in B. Everett Jordan Lake. Flow regulated since September 1981 by B. Everett Jordan Lake (station 02098197). Diurnal fluctuation and slight regulation at low flow caused by power plants upstream from station. Fluctuation and regulation by Buckhorn Reservoir, 13 mi upstream from station, ended in December 1962.

For Water Year 2014: Records good.
For Water Year 2015: Records good.
For Water Year 2016: Records good except for those estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
For Water Year 2017: Records good.
For Water Year 2018: Records good.
For Water Year 2019: Records good.
For Water Year 2020: Records good.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - POST REGULATION (September 1981): Maximum discharge 62600 ft³/s, September 18, 2018; Maximum gage height 21.10 ft, September 18, 2018.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION - Prior to regulation, maximum discharge: 150,000 ft³/s, September 19, 1945, from rating curve extended above 76,000 ft³/s; gage height: 33.19 ft, from floodmark; minimum discharge: 11 ft³/s, October 14, 15, 1954; gage height: -0.17 ft.