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Water year 2018: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
03201000 POCATALICO RIVER AT SISSONVILLE, WV
LOCATION - Lat 38°31'34", long 81°37'53" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Kanawha County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05050008, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on State Route 21 at Sissonville, 0.3 mi downstream from Grapevine Creek, 1.9 mi downstream from Pocatalico Creek, and at mile 25.6.
DRAINAGE AREA - 238 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1335: 1908-10, 1912, 1913, 1915, 1916. WDR WV-97-1: 1909(M), 1910(M), 1911(P), 1913(P), 1914(P), 1916(P), 1931(M), 1939(M), 1948(P), 1949(M), 1950(P), 1951(P), 1952(M), 1955-57(P), 1960(M), 1962(M), 1973-78(P), 1980(P). WDR-US-2008: 1973, 1977.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1908 to September 1916, June 1930 to September 1931, March 1937 to September 1978, May 1979 to September 1980, and October 1996 to September 1997 (daily discharge and peaks), October 1997 to September 1998 (daily discharge greater than 130 ft³/s and peaks), October 1998 to September 1999 (annual maxima), October 2015 to September 2016 (daily discharge and peaks).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 593.96 ft above NAD88. Prior to Nov. 5, 1948, nonrecording gage, and at datum 0.59 ft lower June 26, 1908 to Sept. 30, 1916.
REMARKS - Flow from 18.8 mi² upstream from station is partially controlled, but not diverted, by two floodwater detention reserviors with a combined detention capacity of 15,238 acre-ft.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 15,500 ft³/s, Apr. 16, 1939, gage height 34.40 ft; maximum gage height, 35.70 ft, June 29, 1998, discharge, 14,600 ft³/s.
AVERAGE DISCHARGE FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - 52 years, 300 ft³/s, 17.11 in/yr.