USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
03159540 SHADE RIVER NEAR CHESTER OH
LOCATION - Lat 39°03'49", long 81°52'55" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Meigs County, OH, Hydrologic Unit 05030202, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on Oak Hill Road, 200 ft upstream from Sugar Run, 2.8 mi southeast of Chester, and 8.5 mi northeast of Pomeroy.
DRAINAGE AREA - 156 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1956, 1962-64 (occasional low-flow measurements), June 1965 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 576.28 ft (NAVD 1988). Prior to Dec 31, 2013 datum was 576.91 ft (NGVD 1929), from levels to USCGS BM U233 (levels by USGS May 1965).