USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
02400496 COOSA RIVER AT GADSDEN STEAMPLANT NEAR GADSDEN, AL
LOCATION - Lat 34°00'50", long 85°58'13" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Etowah County, AL, Hydrologic Unit 03150106, at Alabama Power Company intake structure on left bank at Gadsden Steamplant, 1 mi east of Gadsden, 1.1 mi downstream of Coal Creek, and at river mile 174.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 5,800 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1965 to current year. Daily gage heights are published beginning October 1994.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 485.97 ft above NGVD of 1929. Gage was used as auxiliary water-stage recorder for station 02400500, Coosa River at Gadsden, AL for the period May 1965 to September 1996.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height, 25.80 ft, Nov. 24, 2005; minimum gage height, 13.37 ft, Feb. 8, 1997.