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Water-Year Summary for Site 02424000

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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
02424000 CAHABA RIVER AT CENTREVILLE, AL
LOCATION - Lat 32°56'42", long 87°08'21" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Bibb County, AL, Hydrologic Unit 03150202, on left bank 60 ft downstream from U.S. Highway 82 bridge, 0.2 mi west of Centreville, 2.5 mi upstream from Sandy Creek, and at mile 81.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,027 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 682: 1901-08. WDR AL-84-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1901 to February 1908, May 1929 to March 1932, May 1935 to current year. Gage height records collected at same site from January 1917 to December 1971 are contained in reports of National Weather Service.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 180.74 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Jan. 31, 1939, nonrecording gage at same site. Prior to May 1929, at datum 1.15 ft lower.
REMARKS - Estimated values: November 5-6, 2018. Record considered good, except for estimated period, which was poor. An average of 82 ft³/s is diverted upstream from station by Birmingham Water Works Board, and is not included in records. Flow partially regulated by Purdy Lake (capacity, 15,300 acre-ft) on Little Cahaba River and several waste-water treatment plants.