USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02171700 SANTEE RIVER NEAR JAMESTOWN, SC
LOCATION - Lat 33°18'17", long 79°40'42" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Berkeley County, SC, Hydrologic Unit 03050112, at downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 17A, 0.7 mi below Wittee Branch, 0.1 mi upstream from Seaboard Coastline Railroad, 1.5 mi northeast of Jamestown, and at river mile 36.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 10,750 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge records are available for the period October 1986 to current year. Gage height records are available for the periods January 1974 to July 1976, September 1977 to current year. Gage height records July 1976 to September 1977 are in reports of the National Ocean Survey. April 1929 to current year (gage heights only) are in reports of the National Weather Service.
GAGE - Data collection platform and acoustic velocity meter. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929 (levels by South Carolina Public Service Authority). Prior to Jan. 4, 1974, nonrecording gage at same site and datum. Prior to Nov. 19, 1963, nonrecording gage at Seaboard Railroad trestle, 400 ft downstream and at same datum.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 102,000 ft³/s, Mar. 28, 2003, maximum gage height, 22.84 ft, Mar. 28, 2003; minimum discharge, -2,390 ft³/s, Oct. 24, 2008, minimum gage height, 0.63 ft, Dec. 22, 2012.