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Water-Year Summary for Site 03284230

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 37°50'36", long 84°26'27" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Madison County, KY, Hydrologic Unit 05100205, at Lock and Dam 9 at Valley View, 1.0 miles below Tate Creek, and at mile 157.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 4,101 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1999 to current year.
GAGE - Fixed weir dam with water-stage recorder, full range of staffs, and crest stage gages. Datum of gage is 538.71 feet above NGVD of 1929.
COOPERATION - Kentucky River Authority.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by Buckhorn Lake beginning December 1960 (station 03280800), and by Carr Fork Lake beginning January 1976 (station 03277446). Small diversions by City of Lexington waterworks. June 5, 2007, gage relocated 2,000 feet upstream due to construction on the Dam. Gage moved back to dam after completion of new dam on November 3, 2010.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height 36.12 ft. on February 18, 2003; maximum discharge 72600 ft³/s on February 18, 2003. Lowest daily mean 1.9 ft³/s on September 6, 2007.