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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
03147500 Licking River bl Dillon Dam near Dillon Falls OH
LOCATION - Lat 39°59'18", long 82°04'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Muskingum County, OH, Hydrologic Unit 05040006, on left bank, 500 ft. downstream from Dillon Dam, 2 mi. northwest of Dillon Falls, and 5.8 mi. upstream from its confluence with the Muskingum River at Zanesville.
DRAINAGE AREA - 742 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 2107: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Continuous discharge gage, October 1939 to September 1991; recording crest stage gage October 1991 to current year. Prior to October 1962, published as Licking River at Dillon.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 700.00 ft (NGVD 1929), (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers bench mark). Prior to Oct. 27, 1940, water-stage recorder at site 2.3 mi downstream at different datum. Oct. 27, 1940 to Sept. 30, 1962, water-stage recorder at site 2.6 mi downstream at datum 16.3 ft lower.

Flow regulated by Dillon Lake since December 1960. Water-quality data collected at this 1965 to 1977. Water-temperature data collected 1961 to 1975. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station.

Record quality ratings will not be included in the water-year summary for approved records newer than 09/30/2019. Record quality is still being rated internally. For questions about record quality ratings, please send email to gs-w-oh_NWISWeb_Data_Inquiries@usgs.gov.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in March 1913 reached a stage of 37.0 ft at site and datum in use 1940-62, from flood mark, backwater from Muskingum River.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 47,000 ft³/s, Jan. 22, 1959, gage height, 32.46 ft.