USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02153051 GASTON SHOALS RESERVOIR ABOVE BLACKSBURG, SC
LOCATION - Lat 35°08'15", long 81°35'53" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Cherokee County, SC, Hydrologic Unit 03050105, attached to the rail on the face of the dam, approximately 100 ft left of the stairs, 5.0 mi northwest of Blacksburg and 5.0 mi northeast of Gaffney.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,280 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1997 to current year.
GAGE - Data collection platform. Datum of gage is 508.08 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988, from GNSS survey.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum elevation, 103.94 ft September 9, 2004; minimum elevation since normal reservoir levels were first reached, 82.36 ft, October 3, 2017.