USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
03284500 KENTUCKY RIVER AT LOCK 8 NEAR CAMP NELSON, KY
LOCATION - Lat 37°44'43", long 84°35'12" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Jessamine County, KY, Hydrologic Unit 05100205, on right bank at Lock 8, 1.5 miles downstream from Davis Creek, 1.8 miles upstream from Canoe Creek, 2.4 miles southeast of Camp Nelson, and at mile 139.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 4,414 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1939 to September 1971. July 2002 to current year.
GAGE - Fixed weir dam with water-stage recorder/telemetry, full range of staffs, and crest stage gage. Datum of gage is 520.51 feet above NGVD of 1929. As of this writing, 07/14/2016, there are modifications being made to the weir.
COOPERATION - Kentucky River Authority.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height 46.02 ft. on May 3, 2010; maximum discharge 92800 ft³/s on March 2, 1962. Lowest daily mean discharge 3.9 ft³/s on October 1, 2007.