USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
02482550 PEARL RIVER NEAR CARTHAGE, MS
LOCATION - Lat 32°42'26", long 89°31'35" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.24, T.10 N., R.7 E., Leake County, MS, Hydrologic Unit 03180001, Choctaw Meridian, on left bank at downstream side of bridge on State Highway 35, 2.1 mi south of Carthage, 4.0 mi downstream from Lobutcha Creek, 10.8 mi upstream from Tuscolameta Creek, and at mile 366.3.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,346 mi².
- WDR MS-80-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1962 to current year. Daily mean gage heights published since October 1971.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD WATER QUALITY.--
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: October 1969 to January 1970.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 315.24 ft above NGVD of 1929.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - The flood in March 1902 reached a stage of about 27 ft, flood in 1900 reached a stage of 25.6 ft, flood in 1932 reached a stage of 24.3 ft, flood of Apr. 11, 1938, reached a stage of 23.3 ft, all from information by U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. Flood of Dec. 20, 1961, reached a stage of 25.4 ft, discharge, 31,900 ft³/s.