USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02283500 NORTH NEW RIVER CANAL BELOW S-351, NEAR SOUTH BAY, FL
LOCATION - Lat 26°41'50", long 80°42'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 sec.35, T.43 S., R.36 E., Palm Beach County, FL, Hydrologic Unit 03090202, 30 ft from west bank, 800 ft downstream from Hillsboro Canal, 1,600 ft downstream from gate structure S-351 and pump station 2 at Lake Okeechobee, and 2.5 mi north of South Bay.
DRAINAGE AREA - Indeterminate.
- WDR FL-77-2A: 1974, 1975; WDR FL-92-2A: 1991; WDR FL-93-2A: 1977, 1985, WDR FL-03-2A: 2002.
PERIOD OF RECORD - February 1957 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite data collection platform with water-stage shaft encoder and acoustic Doppler velocity meter. Prior to January
1, 2002, acoustic velocity meter at same site and datum. Prior to October 1, 1986, water-stage recorder at pump station 2
used for gage heights at this station. Datum of gage is National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (U.S. Army Corps of
Engineers bench mark). Prior to January 18, 1954, water-stage and deflection-meter recorder at site 1,600 ft downstream at
same datum. January 19, 1965 to September 30, 1967, deflection-meter recorder at site 1,600 ft downstream. Satellite data
collection platform collecting stage and velocity data was installed November 29, 1990.
COOPERATION - South Florida Water Management District.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height, 14.09 ft Sept. 28, 1962; minimum, 6.98 ft Oct. 28, 1981.