USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
02146600 MCALPINE CREEK AT SARDIS ROAD NEAR CHARLOTTE, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°08'16", long 80°46'03" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Mecklenburg County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03050103, on right bank on downstream end of bridge at Sardis Road (Secondary Road 3356), 1.7 mi downstream of Irvins Creek, and 7 mi southeast of city hall, Charlotte.
DRAINAGE AREA - 38.6 mi².
- WDR NC-81-1: Drainage area. WDR NC-99-1B: Period of record instantaneous low flow. WDR-US-2012: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD
April 1962 to current year.
PRECIPITATION: November 1992 to current year, station number 350815080460745.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 552.36 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988, from levels. Radio telemetry at streamgage.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of January 6, 1962, reached a stage of about 14.0 ft, from floodmarks; discharge, 4,150 ft³/s.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - No flow for part of November 15, 1972 (result of upstream construction), August 14, 15, 2002, and July 23, 27, 2015.