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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
03271500 Great Miami River at Miamisburg OH
LOCATION - Lat 39°38'40", long 84°17'23" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Montgomery County, OH, Hydrologic Unit 05080002, on left bank 600 ft. downstream from bridge on State Highway 725 at Miamisburg, 0.3 miles downstream from Bear Creek, and 3.2 miles upstream from Crains Run.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,711 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 743: 1929 (M). WSP 1385: 1926. WSP 1908: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Continuous discharge gage, March 1916 to September 1920 (published as Miami River at Franklin 1916-17), August 1924 to September 1935 (published as Miami River near Miamisburg), October 1952 to September 1995 (published as Miami River at Miamisburg 1952-62), October 2017 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1305. Recording crest stage gage, October 1995 to September 2017.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 677.82 ft (NAVD 1988). Mar. 16, 1916 to Sept. 30, 1920, nonrecording gage at site 6.7 mi downstream at different datum. Aug. 29 to Sept. 16, 1924, nonrecording gage, and Sept. 17, 1924 to Sept. 30, 1935, water-stage recorder, at site 2.2 mi downstream at 677.06 ft (1912 adjustment). Aug. 3, 1949 to Sept. 30, 2013 at current site at 678.60 ft (1912 adjustment).
COOPERATION - Base data furnished by Miami Conservancy District.

Oct. 1, 2017 to June 8, 2018: discharge records fair except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. June 9, 2018 to Oct. 18, 2018: discharge records good.

 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

Flood flow regulated by four retarding basins upstream from station plus other reservoirs. See REMARKS for station 03270500. Recharge to the City of Miamisburg wellfield is largely induced infiltration from the Great Miami River. Groundwater pumpage opposite from the station is returned to the river as treated wastewater 2.1 mi downstream from the station. Also, a small amount of water pumped from groundwater farther upstream is diverted to the Little Miami River watershed through the Montgomery County regional system. This pumpage could affect low flow.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of March 26, 1913 reached a discharge 257,000 ft³/s, computed by Miami Conservancy District.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 61,800 ft³/s, Jan. 21, 1959, gage height, 21.30 ft.