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Water-Year Summary for Site 0214264790

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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
0214264790 CATAWBA RIVER AT RAILROAD BRIDGE ABOVE NC 73 AT COWANS FORD, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°25'39.84", long 80°57'26.43" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Lincoln County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03050101,
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,790 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 2016 to current year.
GAGE - Water stage recorder.
REMARKS - Considerable regulation, caused by Cowans Ford Hydroelectric Station 2,600 ft. upstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -
Maximum gage height: 22.52 ft, June 9, 2019 
Minimum gage height: 2.15 ft, February 4, 2018
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 2016 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
DISSOLOVED OXYGEN. June 2016 to current year.

WATER TEMPERATURE: June 2016 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water quality monitor with satellite telemetry from June 2016 to current year.
REMARKS - Data is collected for the months of April through November. Considerable regulation, caused by Cowans Ford Hydroelectric Station 2,600 ft. upstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
Maximum Dissolved Oxygen: 12.9 mg/L, November 18, 2017
Minimum Dissolved Oxygen: 2.6 mg/L, July 22, 2019

Maximum Water Temperature: 32.2°C, August 27, 2016
Minimum Water Temperature: 11.1°C, April 14, 15, 2019