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Water-Year Summary for Site 03280000

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 37°33'08", long 83°23'09" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Breathitt County, KY, Hydrologic Unit 05100201, on bridge on Highway 30 Bridge near downtown Jackson, 3.3 miles downstream from Quicksand Creek, and at mile 305.5.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,101 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 853: 1929(M). WSP 1335: 1928(M), 1929, 1931(M). WSP 1435: 1954-55. WSP 1505: 1948. WSP 1555: Drainage area. WDR KY-06-1, peaks.
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1928 to September 1931, December 1936 to February 1937, April 1938 to current year. Gage-height records collected at same site during periods 1904-07, 1921-31, and February to December 1934 (above 8.0 feet only), January 1935 to September 1976 are published in reports of National Weather Service.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder . Datum of gage is 697.67 feet above NGVD of 1929. Prior to October 1, 1941, at datum 1.00 feet higher. October 1, 1941 to August 22, 1975, nonrecording gage at same site and datum. August 23, 1975 to August 22, 1980, water-stage recorder at same site and datum. August 22, 1980 to June 1, 2005, water-stage recorder 0.5 miles upstream at present datum. June 1, 2005 to present, water-stage recorder 0.5 miles downstream on Hwy 30 bridge at present datum.
COOPERATION - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, Kentucky River Authority and National Stream Information Program.