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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2017: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
03099500 Mahoning River at Lowellville, OH
LOCATION - Lat 41°02'12", long 80°32'11" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Mahoning County, OH, Hydrologic Unit 05030103, on left bank 150 ft upstream from Hwy bridge in Lowellville, 1 mi upstream from Ohio-Pennsylvania State line, and 3 mi downstream from Yellow Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,073 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Continuous discharge gage 1942 to 1991, 2012 to current year; recording crest stage gage 1992 to 2011.
REVISED RECORDS - WSP 1555: 1946(M), 1952(M), 1956. WSP 1907: Drainage Area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 796.57 ft above NAVD88. Prior to July 2015, datum was 796.84 ft above adjustment of 1912. Prior to Oct 26, 1944, nonrecording gage at site 300 ft downstream at same datum.
COOPERATION - Station established and maintained in cooperation with Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District.
REMARKS - Oct. 1, 2013 to Nov. 16, 2016; Records good, except for Apr. 7, 2015 to May 22, 2016; records fair, and for periods of estimated record, which are considered poor. Flow regulated by 5 flood control reservoirs at points 21 mi to 58 mi upstream and by reservoirs on Squaw Creek, 15 mi upstream; on Dry Run, 9 mi upstream; and on Yellow Creek, 5 mi upstream. WATER TEMPERATURE: Oct. 1, 2013 to Oct. 12, 2016: records good. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Oct. 1, 2013 to Oct. 12, 2016: records good except Oct. 1, 2013 to Oct. 31, 2014, Dec. 5, 2014 to Jan. 22, 2015, and May 21, 2015 to Aug. 10, 2015, which are fair, and Mar. 11, 2015 to Apr. 8, 2015, which are poor.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in March 1913 reached a stage of 17.8 ft.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge 21,000 ft³/s Jan. 21, 1959, gage height, 14.43 ft; minimum daily, 155 ft³/sec Feb. 5, 1944.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: October 1943 to September 1944 (incomplete), October 1949 to January 1967, October 7, 2010, to present. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: October 1951 to Setember 1953, October 1956 to January 1967, June 2012 to present.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: October 1943 to September 1944 (incomplete), October 1949 to January 1967, October 7, 2010, to present. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: October 1951 to Setember 1953, October 1956 to January 1967, June 2012 to present.
INSTRUMENTATION - Design Analysis 522+ attached to YSI 600R Sonde with specific conductance and water temperature probe set to a 1-hour recording interval.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum: 44.4 °C, Aug. 19, 1955; minimum: -0.1 °C, Jan. 6, 2014, Feb. 8, 2014, Feb. 12, 2014, several days during 2015, Jan. 20, 2016 and Feb. 13, 2016. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum: 1,410 microsiemens, Feb. 20, 2014; minimum: 160 microsiemens, Feb. 11, 1959.