USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
02361000 CHOCTAWHATCHEE RIVER NEAR NEWTON, AL
LOCATION - Lat 31°20'34", long 85°36'38" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Dale County, AL, Hydrologic Unit 03140201, on left bank at downstream side of bridge on State Highway 123, 100 ft upstream of abandoned mill dam, 1,800 ft upstream of Hurricane Creek, 0.8 mi north of Newton, 1 mi downstream of Atlantic Coast Line Railroad bridge, and at mile 133.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 686 mi².
- WSP 2106: 1967. WDR AL-84-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1906 to August 1908, October 1911 to August 1912 (gage heights only), November 1921 to September 1927, May 1935 to current year. Monthly discharge only for period January to April 1925, published in WSP 1304. Gage-height records collected near same site from 1931 to December 1971 are contained in reports of the National Weather Service.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 138.56 ft above NGVD of 1929. See WSP 1304 or 1724 for history of changes prior to Sept. 9, 1938. Prior to May 15, 1997, gage located 300 ft downstream, below abandoned mill dam.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage since 1900, 42 ft present site and datum, Mar. 15, 1929, from information by State Highway Department (discharge not determined).