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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
03173000 WALKER CREEK AT BANE, VA
LOCATION - Lat 37°16'05", long 80°42'35" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Giles County, VA, Hydrologic Unit 05050002, on left bank at Bane, 0.2 mi downstream from bridge on State Highway 100, 0.2 mi downstream from Sugar Run, and at mile 7.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 299 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1143: 1939(M), 1940, 1944, 1946. WSP 1305: 1938(M). OFR 2006-1308: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 1938 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,665.92 ft NGVD of 1929. Prior to Aug. 1, 1938, nonrecording gage, at present site and datum.
REMARKS - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite gage-height telemeter at station. Maximum discharge, 25,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 7,200 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurements at gage heights 16.50 ft and 19.28 ft.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in September 1878 reached a stage of about 23.5 ft, discharge, 40,400 ft³/s, from rating curve extended as explained above.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - March 2007 to September 2008.
INSTRUMENTATION - Specific conductance and water temperature monitor. Electronic data logger with 15-minute recording interval.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 449 microseimens/cm, Sept. 12, 2007; minimum, 73 microseimens/cm, Mar. 17, 2007.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 28.0°C, Aug. 10, 2007; minimum, 0.8°C, Jan. 4, 2008.