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Water-Year Summary for Site 02312720

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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  
63160 Stream level, NAVD(Mean)  

Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 28°49'23", long 82°11'00" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 sec.23, T.19 S., R.21 E., Sumter County, FL, Hydrologic Unit 03100208, at downstream end of right wall of lock of Wysong Dam, at Carlson, 1.8 mi downstream from Outlet River, 2.7 mi southeast of Rutland, and 55 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,520 mi². approximately.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR FL-72-3: Drainage area. WDR FL-05-1A: 2004.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1963, 1964, 1965 (miscellaneous discharge measurements), August 1965 to September 1980, October 1980 to September 1981 (monthly mean discharge only), October 1981 to current year. Prior to October 1967, published as "at Carlson's Landing, near Lake Panasoffkee."
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and data-collection platform. Datum of gage is at NGVD of 1929 (Florida Department of Transportation bench mark) and 0.84 ft below NAVD of 1988.
COOPERATION - This gage is monitored in cooperation with the Southwest Florida Water Management District.
REMARKS - Some diversions upstream from station at times into Tsala Apopka Lake. High water diversion in headwaters (station 02311000). Inflatable fabri-dam removed June 27, 1988. New inflatable dam placed in operation during October 2002.