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Water-Year Summary for Site 02315550

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Min.,Max.,Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 30°23'34", long 82°56'00" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 sec.20, T.1 S., R.14 E., Suwannee County, FL, Hydrologic Unit 03110201, on left bank, at town of Suwannee Springs, 0.2 mi upstream from Suwannee Springs, 0.6 mi upstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 129, 7.5 mi North of Live Oak, and 150 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,630 mi². approximately, includes part of watershed in Okefenokee Swamp, which is indeterminate.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 2105: WDR FL-75-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Prior to 1960 six miscellaneous measurements in 1906, 1951, and 1956. November 1960 to September 1974 (gage heights and discharge measurements only), October 1974 to September 1996, October 2011 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and data-collection platform. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929. Dec. 13, 1960 to Apr. 26, 1972 and Aug. 21, 1974 to May 8, 1980, auxiliary non recording gage 0.3 mi downstream from base gage at same datum. Since Oct. 1, 1982 water-stage recorder at Suwannee River at Ellaville (02319500), about 23 mi downstream from base gage, used to determine during backwater conditions.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water-quality monitors installed April 14, 2017.  Period of record from April 14, 2017 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality monitor consisting of temperature and specific conductivity.
REMARKS - Extremes for current year and extremes for period of daily record are based on recorded values and may have been exceeded during periods of no record.


  Maximum instantaneous value: 31.5 degrees, Celsius July 3, 2019

  Minimum instantaneous value: 6.6 degrees, Celsius Jan. 7, 2018


Maximum instantaneous value: 396 uS/cm, June 6, 2019

  Minimum instantaneous value: 46 uS/cm, Sept. 14, 2017