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Water-Year Summary for Site 03226800

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
03226800 OLENTANGY RIVER NEAR WORTHINGTON OH
LOCATION - Lat 40°06'37", long 83°01'55" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Franklin County, OH, Hydrologic Unit 05060001, on left bank 350 ft downstream from Interstate Highway 270 bridge, 1.5 mi northwest of Worthington, and 2.8 mi upstream from Rush Run.
DRAINAGE AREA - 497 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1625: 1952(M). WSP 1908. Drainage area. WDR Ohio 1972: 1971(M). WDR-OH-80-1: 1976(M), 1978(M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1955 to September 1984, October 1996 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 742.36 ft (NAVD 1988) (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to October 2010 datum was 743.20 ft (NGVD 1929).
REMARKS -

Records fair for 2014. Estimated records are poor. Flow regulated by upstream reservoir. Water-quality and sediment data formerly collected at this site. Oct. 1, 2014 to Nov. 4, 2015: records fair. Estimated records are poor. Nov. 4, 2015 to Apr. 20, 2016: records fair, except for estimated record, which are poor. Apr. 21, 2016 to July 6, 2016: records good. July 6, 2016 to Oct. 17, 2016: records fair, except for estimated record, which are poor. Oct. 18, 2016 to Dec. 26, 2016: discharge records good except for estimated record, which is poor. Dec. 27, 2017 to June 19, 2017: discharge records fair. June 20, 2017 to Aug. 20, 2017: discharge records good except for estimated record, which is poor. Aug. 21, 2017 to Oct. 17, 2017: discharge records good. Oct. 18, 2017- Apr. 5, 2018 discharge records rated fair. Apr. 4 to Aug. 7, 2018 discharge records rated fair. Aug. 7 to Oct. 11, 2018 discharge records rated 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 to gs-w-oh_NWISWeb_Data_Inquiries@usgs.gov.

 

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in Jan. 1952, reached a stage of 15.3 ft, discharge 15,000 ft³/s, from information by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.