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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Mean,Min.)  
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Min.,Max.,Mean)  
00400 pH(Max.,Min.,Med.)  
63160 Stream level, NAVD(Mean)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Max.,Mean,Min.)  

Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02301500 ALAFIA RIVER AT LITHIA, FL.
LOCATION - Lat 27°52'19", long 82°12'41" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 sec.16, T.30 S., R.21 E., Hillsborough County, FL, Hydrologic Unit 03100204, near center of span on upstream side of bridge on State Highway 640, 2.0 mi upstream from Little Fishhawk Creek, 4.3 mi west of Lithia, and 16 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 335 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 782: 1933(M). WSP 1234: Drainage area. WSP 1274: 1933-35, 1939, 1945, 1947-50. WDR-US-2008: Rainfall.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1932 to current year. Monthly discharge only prior to February 1933, published in WSP 1304.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 7.00 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 and 6.04 ft. above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to Aug. 8, 1939, nonrecording gage at site 200 ft upstream; Aug. 8, 1939, to Sept. 5, 1963, water-stage recorder at site 60 ft downstream; Sept. 6, 1963, to Oct. 14, 1965, water-stage recorder at site 50 ft downstream. Prior to Oct. 14, 1965, at datum 2.86 ft higher.
COOPERATION - This gage is monitored in cooperation with Southwest Florida Water Management District and Hillsborough County.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2002 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - A 6-inch diameter, tipping bucket precipitation gage 15-minute interval, mounted next to the gage structure at approximately 8 ft above ground level.
REMARKS - Collection, computation and publication of precipitation data do not necessarily conform to standards used by the National Weather Service. Records of precipitation prior to October 1, 2002 not published but are available in the files of the Geological Survey.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 2018 to current year.
COOPERATION - This gage is monitored in cooperation with Tampa Bay Water.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality monitor consisting of specific conductance, temperature, turbidity, and pH sensors located approximately 8.54 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum,  675 microsiemens, April 22, 2018; minimum, 137 microsiemens, Dec. 21, 2018.  TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 30.4°C, June 01, 02, 03, 2019, Aug. 19, 2018; minimum, 10.1 °C, Jan. 19, 2018.  pH: Maximum, 8.6 std. units, May 11, 2018; minimum, 6.6 std. units, December 21, 2018.  TURBIDITY: Maximum, 148 FNU, June 01, 2018; minimum, 0.9 FNU, January 25, 2018.