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Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
03164000 NEW RIVER NEAR GALAX, VA
LOCATION - Lat 36°38'50", long 80°58'45" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Grayson County, VA, Hydrologic Unit 05050001, on left bank about 300 ft downstream of bridge on State Highway 94, 500 ft downstream from Meadow Creek, 1.2 mi southwest of Old Town, 3.1 mi southwest of Galax, and 3.6 mi downstream from Elk Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,141 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 893: 1930(M), 1935(M). OFR 2006-1308: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1929 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1305.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 2,207.57 ft NAVD of 1988.
REMARKS - American Electric Power gage-height transmitter at station, recorder at Roanoke. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite precipitation and gage-height telemeter at station. Maximum discharge, 141,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 32,000 ft³/s on basis of computation of peak flow over dam at Fries 6 mi downstream and slope-area measurement of peak flow. Water-quality records for some prior periods have been collected at this location.