USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02374700 MURDER CREEK AT BREWTON, AL
LOCATION - Lat 31°06'03", long 87°04'08" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Escambia County, AL, Hydrologic Unit 03140304, near right bank at bridge on U.S. Highway 29 and State Highway 41, 0.5 mi upstream of Burnt Corn Creek, 3.6 mi upstream of Conecuh River and at river mile 3.6.
DRAINAGE AREA - 435 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 1999 to current year. Gage height record collected by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and National Weather Service since 1937 during flood events.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 52.07 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to March 1999, nonrecording gage at same site and at datum 10 ft higher.
COOPERATION - City of Brewton.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Several notable floods have occurred at the site including July 8, 1916, gage height 30.2 ft; March 15, 1929, gage height 37.0 ft; April 11, 1975, gage height 30.93 ft; and Sept. 30, 1998, gage height 25.9 ft, discharge, 18,100 ft³/s.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2005 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket rain gage.