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Water-Year Summary for Site USGS 02470050

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Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 31°29'09", long 87°54'32" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Washington County, AL, Hydrologic Unit 03160203, on right bank at Charles R. Loman powerplant, 2.2 mi upstream of East Bassetts Creek, 3.0 mi southeast of Leroy, and at mile 44.5.
DRAINAGE AREA - 19,120 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2001 to current year. January 1980 to September 2001 in files of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. USGS records began May 17, 2012.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NAVD88. Prior to May 17, 2012 datum of gage was NGVD29.
REMARKS - Records since Jan. 16, 1985, include diversions from Tennessee River basin through Bay Springs lock on Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. Some regulation by several reservoirs and locks and dams on Tombigbee and Black Warrior Rivers. (See Reservoirs in Mobile River Basin).
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Significant flood events include 31.96 ft, April 1976; 32.78 ft, March 1979; 35.89 ft, April 1979; 28.20 ft, March 1990.