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Water-Year Summary for Site 02110802

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
02110802 WACCAMAW RIVER AT BUCKSPORT, SC
LOCATION - Lat 33°38'56", long 79°05'40" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Horry County, SC, Hydrologic Unit 03040206, on left bank across from Bucksport Plantation Marina, 1.0 miles southwest of Bucksport, 3.9 mi. upstream from Bull Creek at mile 25.2 on AIW near Bucksport SC.
DRAINAGE AREA -  
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1989 to current year.
GAGE - Data collection platform. Datum of gage is 14.43 below NAVD 88.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height, 26.67 ft, Sept. 27, 2018 from HWM as a result of Hurricane Matthew; minimum gage height, 12.11 ft, Aug. 27, 1998. Gage height affected by tide.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1984 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: October 1983 to September 1995 (discontinued). 
pH: February 1986 to September 1989 (discontinued).
WATER TEMPERATURE: February 1986 to current year.
DISSOLVED OXYGEN: April 1986 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality multiprobe and data collection platform.
REMARKS -

For water year 2014: Temperature records good; Dissolved Oxygen records excellent except for Apr. 9 to May 7, July 16 to Aug. 15, which are good.

For water year 2015: Temperature records good; Dissolved Oxygen records good.

For water year 2016: Temperature records excellent; Dissolved Oxygen records excellent except from Sept. 29 - Oct. 19, Nov. 18 - Dec. 18, and Aug. 15 - Sept 30 which are rated good and May 26 - Jun. 6 which are rated fair.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 270 microsiemens/cm, June 2, 1985; minimum, 40 microsiemens/cm, on many days 1983, 1984, 1985. pH: Maximum, 7.8 standard units, Sep. 1, 2, 11, 1986; minimum, 5.0 standard units, Aug. 16, 1987. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 32.6°C, Aug. 4, 2006; minimum, 0.5°C, Dec. 26-28, 1989. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Maximum, 12.2 mg/L, Jan. 18, 2011; minimum, 0.0 mg/L, Sep. 12-31, 1986, several days in 2013.