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Water-Year Summary for Site 02323000

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
02323000 SUWANNEE RIVER NEAR BELL, FL
LOCATION - Lat 29°47'28", long 82°55'28" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 sec.16, T.8 S., R.14 E., Gilchrist County, FL, Hydrologic Unit 03110205, on downstream side of bridge on State Road 340, 4.5 mi northwest of Bell, 10.4 mi downstream from Santa Fe River, and 55 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 9,390 mi², includes part of watershed in Okefenokee Swamp, which is indeterminate.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1932 to November 1956, November 1975 to October 1977 (annual maximum elevation), November 1996 to January 1999 (gage-heights only), October 2000 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and data-collection platform. Datum of gage is National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (levels by Suwannee River Water Management District). June 1, 1932 to Nov. 16, 1956, water-stage recorder at site .4 mi downstream at datum 3.60 ft higher, Nov. 18, 1975 to Oct. 10, 1977, nonrecording gage at present site at datum 3.60 ft higher, Nov. 1, 1996 to Jan. 31, 1999 and since Aug. 3, 2000, water-stage recorder at present site and datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Aug. 28, 1928, reached a stage of 25.9 ft, from floodmarks; discharge, 74,000 ft³/s.