USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
02289019 TAMIAMI CANAL AT S-12-B, NEAR MIAMI, FL
LOCATION - Lat 25°45'42.6", long 80°46'10.1" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Miami-Dade County, FL, Hydrologic Unit 03090202, on west bank of spillway, 100 ft southwest of control structure 12-B, and 35 mi west of Miami. No section could be determined from existing maps.
DRAINAGE AREA - Indeterminate.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1963 to September 1963, October 1963 to September 1965, October 1966 to September 1975 (gage heights only), October 1975 to current year. See REMARKS.
REVISED RECORDS - WDR-US-2012, site 02289019: WDR-US-2011, site 02289019, revised figures of downstream gage-height, discharge records and extremes.
GAGE - Satellite data collection platform with water-stage shaft encoders for upstream and downstream stages. Datum of gage is National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 and 1.51 feet below North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88).
COOPERATION - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USGS Greater Everglades Priority Ecosystems Science, and National Park Service. Gate opening records provided by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -
UPSTREAM STAGES: Maximum gage height, 11.92 ft Dec. 21, 1994; minimum, 5.14 ft June 18, 19, 1989.
DOWNSTREAM STAGES: Maximum gage height, 11.91 ft Dec. 21, 1994; minimum, 5.02 ft June 19, 1989.