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Water-Year Summary for Site 02477000

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Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
02477000 CHICKASAWHAY RIVER AT ENTERPRISE, MS
LOCATION - Lat 32°10'33", long 88°49'11" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.24, T.4 N., R.14 E., Clarke County, MS, Hydrologic Unit 03170002, Choctaw Meridian, on right bank at downstream side of right-main pie of the old Highway 513 bridge in Enterprise, at river mile 158.2, 0.5 mi downstream from confluence of Chunky River and Okatibbee Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 918 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1334: 1953. WRD Miss. 1966: 1965. WDR MS-80-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1938 to current year. Daily mean gage heights published since January 1972. Gage-height records collected at same site since 1904 are contained in reports of National Weather Service.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 207.62 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Jan. 6, 1939, National Weather Service nonrecording gage. Prior to Oct. 1, 1966, at datum 5.00 ft higher.
REMARKS - Records good, except for estimated discharge which are poor. Flow from 154 mi² above the station, 38.4 mi upstream, regulated by Okatibbee Lake since November 1968. Water-stage recorder and satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in April 1900 reached a stage of 42.2 ft present datum, from floodmark (from reports of National Weather Service).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge 61,700 cfs; Gage height 43.05 feet; Date Feb. 23, 1961.