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Water-Year Summary for Site 0214244102

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
0214244102 CATAWBA RIVER BELOW LOOKOUT SHOALS DAM NEAR SHARON, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°45'25.90", long 81°05'20.94" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Iredell County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03050101,
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,450 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 2016 to current water year.
GAGE - Water Stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 747.598 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1988, from GPS. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
REMARKS - Considerable regulation, caused by Lookout Shoals Hydro Station 120 ft. upstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -
Maximum gage height, 30.56 ft, November 12,2020
Minimum gage height, 9.23 ft, October 03, 2016
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2016 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
DISSOLVED OXYGEN: April 2016 to current year.

WATER TEMPERATURE: April 2016 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality monitor with satellite telemetry from April 2016 to current year.
REMARKS - Data is collected for the months of April through November. Considerable regulation, caused by Lookout Shoals Hydro Station 120 ft. upstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
Maximum Dissolved Oxygen: 11.9 mg/l, April 1, 2018
Minimum Dissolved Oxygen: 2.9 mg/l, August 6, 2016

Maximum Water Temperature: 28.8°C, August 2, 2016
Minimum Water Temperature: 9.4°C, November 29, 2018