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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02478500 CHICKASAWHAY RIVER AT LEAKESVILLE, MS
LOCATION - Lat 31°08'55", long 88°32'53" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.12, T.2 N., R.6 W., Greene County, MS, Hydrologic Unit 03170003, St. Stephens Meridian, on left bank on downstream side of abandoned bridge 400 ft below State Highway 63, 0.5 mi southeast of Leaksville, 1.8 mi upstream from Faulk Ditch, and 29.1 mi upstream from confluence with Leaf River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,690 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1504: 1938-39.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1938 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 51.13 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to Oct. 19, 1939, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS - Records good except for estimated discharges which are poor. Water stage recorder and satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - A flood in April 1900 reached a stage of 38 ft, and a flood in July 1916 reached a stage of 34.12 ft, discharge, 68,000 ft³/s, from information by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge 73,600 cfs; Gage height 33.52 feet; Date Feb. 28, 1961.