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Water-Year Summary for Site 02462501

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
02462501 BLACK WARRIOR RIVER BELOW BANKHEAD LOCK AND DAM NEAR BESSEMER, AL
LOCATION - Lat 33°27'25", long 87°21'18" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Tuscaloosa County, AL, Hydrologic Unit 03160112, near left bank 300 ft below dam, 2.0 mi downstream from Big Yellow Creek, 23 mi northwest of Bessemer, and at mile 153.6.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,981 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR AL-85-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 1911 to current year (elevation only). October 1971 to current year in reports of Geological Survey. December 1911 to September 1971 in files of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929. Prior to July 11, 1963, nonrecording gage at same site and datum. July 11, 1963 to September 30, 1976, at datum 173.50 ft higher.
REMARKS - For 2017 water year, records good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum elevation, 194.00 ft, July 9, 1916; minimum, 179.60 ft, Oct. 15 to Nov. 1, 1920.