USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
02299410 BIG SLOUGH CANAL NEAR MYAKKA CITY, FL.
LOCATION - Lat 27°11'35", long 82°08'40" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SW 1/4 sec.6, T.38 S., R.22 E., Sarasota County, FL, Hydrologic Unit 03100102, near center of span on downstream side of bridge on State Highway 72, 0.6 mi upstream from Mud Lake Slough, and 11 mi south of Myakka City.
DRAINAGE AREA - 36.5 mi².
- Datum of gage for the period prior to September 1966 was published in error as nonrecording gage at same site at datum 24.34 ft higher. Datum was corrected in the 2014 water year to 22.34 ft higher.
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1962 to September 1966 (annual maximum); October 1980 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 2.28 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to September 1966, nonrecording gage at same site at datum 22.34 ft higher.
COOPERATION - This gage is monitored in cooperation with the Southwest Florida Water Management District.