USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02134480 BIG SWAMP NEAR TAR HEEL, NC
LOCATION - Lat 34°42'37", long 78°50'11" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Robeson County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03040203, on left bank downstream of bridge on Secondary Road 1004, and 2.8 mi southwest of Tar Heel, NC.
DRAINAGE AREA - 229 mi².
WDR-US-2007: 1998 (annual maximum discharge and gage height)
Discharge for the period September 18, 2018 to February 5, 2019 was revised on April 23, 2019 based on changes to the stage-discharge rating.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1985 to current year. Occasional low-flow measurements, water years 1949-54, 1957-58, 1962-68.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 105 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge 19,400 ft³/s, October 9, 2016; Maximum gage height 18.72 ft, October 9, 2016 as a result of Hurricane Matthew.