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Water year 2023: 2023-10-01 to 2024-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 38°25'12", long 83°59'51" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Nicholas County, KY, Hydrologic Unit 05100101,

at bridge on Highway 68 at Blue Lick Springs, 1.3 miles upstream from Indian Run, 10 miles upstream from Johnson Creek, 10 miles downstream from Fleming Creek and at mile 97.6.

Boat Ramp: 38°25'42"N, 83°59'50"W, North on US-68 from gage for 0.7mi, turn left onto River road.

DRAINAGE AREA - 1,785 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1938 to September 1959 and October 2001 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 560.99 feet above NGVD of 1929. Gage operated from April 1938 to September 1959, 500 feet downstream at datum .26 feet lower.
COOPERATION - National Streamflow Information Program.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by Cave Run Lake since December 1973.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of January 1937 reached a stage of 47.4 feet.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge 35,900 ft³/s, April 13, 1948, maximum stage 45.0 feet, April 13, 1948, from flood mark.