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Water-Year Summary for Site 02143000

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00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
LOCATION - Lat 35°41'04", long 81°24'12" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Catawba County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03050102, On left bank 325 ft downstream from bridge on Secondary Road 1124, at site of Old Link Ford, 1.2 mi downstream from Burke-Catawba County line, and 2 mi southeast of village of Henry River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 83.2 mi².

WSP 952: 1928, 1930. WDR NC-80-1: Drainage area.

Gage datum was revised on December 06, 2017, based on a more accurate determination of the gage datum.

PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1925 to November 1931, December 1941 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 890.11 ft above North American vertical Datum of 1988. July 1925 to November 1931, at site 450 ft upstream at same datum. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.

Gage-height records are generally good. Discharge records are generally fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Additional details on the accuracy of the records can be obtained by contacting the USGS South Atlantic Water Science Center at gs-w-nc_nwisweb_data_inquiries@usgs.gov. 


EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage known: 29.2 ft, August 13, 1940, at former site, from floodmarks; discharge: 31,300 ft³/s. The flood of July 16, 1916, reached a stage of about 23 ft at former site; discharge: 20,700 ft³/s.