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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
03286500 KENTUCKY RIVER AT LOCK 7 AT HIGH BRIDGE, KY
LOCATION - Lat 37°49'45", long 84°43'26" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Jessamine County, KY, Hydrologic Unit 05100205, on right bank at Lock 7, 0.45 miles northwest of High Bridge, 1.2 miles downstream from Dix River, 3.8 miles upstream of U.S. Highway 68 bridge, and at mile 117.
DRAINAGE AREA - 5,036 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1901 to September 1924 (gage-heights only), monthly discharge October 1924 to September 1927, December 1992 to current year.
GAGE - Fixed weir dam with water-stage recorder/telemetry, full range of staffs, and crest stage gage. Datum of gage is 503.92 feet above NGVD of 1929.
COOPERATION - Kentucky Utilities.
REMARKS - Flow regulated since November 1925 by Herrington Lake (station 03286000), since December 1960 by Buckhorn Lake (station 03280800), since January 1976 by Carr Fork Lake (station 03277446), and hydroelectric plant at Lock 7 since 2008.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height 43.69 ft. on May 4, 2010; maximum discharge 106000 ft³/s on May 4, 2010.