USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02310300 PITHLACHASCOTEE RIVER NEAR NEW PORT RICHEY, FL.
LOCATION - Lat 28°15'25.3", long 82°38'35.1" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 sec.6, T.26 S., R.17 E., Pasco County, FL, Hydrologic Unit 03100207, near left bank on upstream side of bridge on private road, 4.9 mi east of New Port Richey, and 10.5 mi upstream from mouth. Prior to May 27, 1981, at site 1.1 mi downstream.
DRAINAGE AREA - 182 mi².
- WRD FL 1966: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 1963 to current year. March 1963 to May 1981, at site 1.1 mi downstream not equivalent due to differences in base flow characteristics of the different drainage areas.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 and 0.98 ft below North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to May 27, 1981, at site 1.1 mi downstream at datum 7.06 ft higher.
COOPERATION - This gage is monitored in cooperation with the Southwest Florida Water Management District.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1964-66, 1968 to September 2011 (discontinued).