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Water-Year Summary for Site 03283500

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2017: 2016-10-01 to 2017-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
03283500 RED RIVER AT CLAY CITY, KY
LOCATION - Lat 37°51'53", long 83°56'01" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Powell County, KY, Hydrologic Unit 05100204, on right bank 25 feet upstream from bridge on State Highway 15, 0.1 miles downstream from Skinner Branch, 0.4 miles upstream from Brush Creek, 0.5 miles west of Clay City, and at mile 21.6.
DRAINAGE AREA - 362 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1275: 1931-32. WSP 1385: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1930 to March 1932, April 1938 to current year. Monthly discharge only for October 1930, published in WSP 1305.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gages for peak verification. Datum of gage is 600.47 feet above NGVD of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior to August 14, 1939, nonrecording gages, August 14, 1939, to August 13, 1975, water-stage recorder at site 50 feet downstream at same datum.
COOPERATION - Kentucky River Authority and The USGS Federal Priority Streamgages Program.
REMARKS -

Records good except for those estimated which are poor.

Flow diversions by Clay City Water Plant, which can be significant during low-flow periods.