USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02310280 PITHLACHASCOTEE RIVER NEAR FIVAY JUNCTION, FL.
LOCATION - Lat 28°19'44", long 82°32'13" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 sec.7, T.25 S., R.18 E., Pasco County, FL, Hydrologic Unit 03100207, at bridge on State Highway 52, 1.2 mi west of Fivay Junction, 3.5 mi above Fivemile Creek, and 21 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 150 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 1964 to October 1966 (discharge measurements and crest-stage partial records); November 1966 to September 1972 (discharge measurements only); October 1972 to September 1978 (gage heights and periodic discharge measurements only); October 1978 to September 1983 (discharge measurements only); October 1983 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Feb. 12, 1968, nonrecording gage 20 ft downstream and Feb. 12, 1968, to Sept. 30, 1972, nonrecording gage at present site and datum; Oct. 1, 1972, to Sept. 30, 1978, water-stage recorder at present site at datum 40.00 ft higher; Oct. 1, 1978, to Sept. 30, 1983, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
COOPERATION - This gage is monitored in cooperation with the Southwest Florida Water Management District and Pasco County.
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 2015 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - An 8-inch diameter, tipping bucket precipitation gage 15-minute interval, mounted on a 2-inch diameter aluminum pipe with the top of the funnel 8 ft above the ground.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1964, 1966-68, 1970 to September 2011 (discontinued).