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Water-Year Summary for Site 03217500

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Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
03217500 Scioto River at LaRue OH
LOCATION - Lat 40°34'19", long 83°23'03" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Marion County, OH, Hydrologic Unit 05060001, on left upstream side of State Route 37 bridge, 0.2 mi south of LaRue, 2.9 mi downstream from Wildcat Creek, 3.1 mi upstream from Rush Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 257 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1926 to December 1935, January 1938 to December 1951, October 2009 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 909.69 ft (NAVD 1988). Prior to July 5, 1929, nonrecording gage at site 2,200 ft upstream at datum 910.24 ft (1912 adjustment). July 5, 1929 to Dec. 31, 1951, water-stage recorder at site 2,000 ft upstream at same datum. Oct. 1, 2009 to Sept. 30, 2012 at current site and same datum.

Records fair for 2014, except for estimated records, which are poor. Sept. 9, 2014 to Nov. 24, 2014: records fair. Nov. 24, 2014 to Apr. 10, 2015: records fair, except for estimated records, which are poor. Apr. 10, 2015 to Nov. 3, 2015: records fair. Nov. 3, 2015 to Mar, 17, 2016: records fair except for estimated records, which are poor. Mar. 18, 2016 to Jan. 17, 2017: records good. Jan. 18, 2017 to Mar. 21, 2017: discharge records good except for periods of estimated record, which are poor. Mar. 22, 2017 to Oct. 30, 2017: discharge records good. Oct. 31, 2017 to Dec. 27, 2017: discharge records good except for periods of estimated record, which are poor. Dec. 28, 2017 to Feb. 13, 2018: discharge records good except for periods of estimated record, which are poor. Feb. 14, 2018 to June 4, 2018: discharge records good. June 5, 2018 to Aug. 1, 2018: discharge records good. Aug. 2, 2018 to Nov. 12, 2018: discharge records fair.

 Record quality ratings may not be included in the water-year summary for approved records newer than 09/30/2018. Record quality is still being rated internally. For questions about record quality ratings, please send email togs-w-oh_NWISWeb_Data_Inquiries@usgs.gov.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Mar. 26, 1913 reached a stage of 17.8 ft. Flood of Jan. 21, 1959 reached a stage of 14.2 ft in gage well, 15.3 ft from outside floodmark; discharge, 16,300 ft³/s, based on contracted-opening measurement of peak flow.