USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
022908295 BOTTLE CREEK AT ROOKERY BRANCH NEAR HOMESTEAD, FL
LOCATION - Lat 25°28'04.72", long 80°51'16.30" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.32, T.57 S., R.3 5., Miami-Dade County, FL, Hydrologic Unit 03090202, Pa-Hay-Okee Lookout Tower Quadrangle, right bank of Bottle Creek (tributary of Rookery Branch) east of Rookery Mound, 22 mi north of Flamingo.
DRAINAGE AREA - Indeterminate.
- WDR-US-2007, site 022908295, 2006. Unit values discharge data for Water Year 2006 have been revised superseding those published at http://sofia.usgs.gov/. See REMARKS.
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 2002 to current year.
GAGE - Satellite data collection platform with shallow-vented pressure transducer and acoustic Doppler velocity meter. Datum of gage is North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - DISCHARGE: Maximum positive discharge, 57 ft³/s Oct. 4, 2005; maximum negative, 15.6 ft³/s May 24, 2017.
GAGE HEIGHT: Maximum gage height, 2.82 ft Sept. 13, 2017; minimum, -1.52 ft Feb. 29, 2008 and Mar. 1, 2008.
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SALINITY: October 2003 to current year.
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: October 2003 to current year.
WATER TEMPERATURE: October 2003 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality monitor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -
SALINTY: Maximum recorded, 13.9 ppt May 18, 2011; minimum recorded, 0.1 ppt on multiple days over the period of record.
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum recorded, 23,000 uS/cm @ 25°C May 18, 2011; minimum recorded, 152 uS/cm @ 25°C, June, 17, 2009.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 36.0°C July 23, 2005; minimum recorded, 6.2°C Jan. 11, 2010.