USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
03285000 DIX RIVER NEAR DANVILLE, KY
LOCATION - Lat 37°38'31", long 84°39'39" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Garrard County, KY, Hydrologic Unit 05100205, on downstream side of bridge on State Highway 52, 1.4 miles downstream from Hanging Fork, 6 miles east of Danville, and at mile 34.6.
DRAINAGE AREA - 318 mi².
- WSP 1555: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May to August 1905 (gage heights only), October 1942 to current year. Published as "Dicks River," 1905.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest stage gage for peak verification. Datum of gage is 749.65 ft. above 1988 NAVD. Prior to December 21, 1942, nonrecording gage at same site and datum. May to August 1905, nonrecording gage at site 6 miles downstream at different datum. Auxiliary: Nonrecording water-stage gage at site 2 miles downstream. Datum of auxiliary gage is 750.60 feet above NAVD 88.
COOPERATION - Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet and Kentucky Utilities.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height 21.81 ft. on July 20, 1996; maximum discharge 52,400 ft³/s on July 20, 1996.