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Water-Year Summary for Site 02456500

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2017: 2016-10-01 to 2017-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
02456500 LOCUST FORK AT SAYRE, AL
LOCATION - Lat 33°42'35", long 86°59'00" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Jefferson County, AL, Hydrologic Unit 03160111, on left bank 150 ft upstream from bridge on county road at Sayre, 1.5 mi downstream from Camp Creek, and at mile 33.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 885 mi². (revised Atlas Series, December 1979).
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1142: 1943(M). WSP 1304: 1929(M). WSP 1434: 1943. WDR AL-79-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1928 to March 1932 (published as "near Warrior") and October 1941 to current year. Monthly discharge only for July 1928 and low-water periods October 1941 to September 1945, published in WSP 1304.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 258.64 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to March 1932, nonrecording gage at site 9 mi upstream, at different datum. May 11, 1942, to June 30, 1949, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
REMARKS - For water year 2017, records good except those estimated which are poor. Diversion above station subsequent to 1938 from Inland Reservoir, usable capacity 60,000 acre-ft on Blackburn Fork for industrial water supply for City of Birmingham.