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Water-Year Summary for Site 03298500

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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°59'06", long 85°43'03" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Bullitt County, KY, Hydrologic Unit 05140102, on downstream side of bridge on State Highway 61 at Shepherdsville, 500 feet downstream from Louisville and Nashville Railroad bridge, 2.6 miles downstream from Floyds Fork, and at mile 22.9. Auxiliary: Lat 38°00'11.88"N, long 85°40'57.06"W (from Google Earth on February 15, 2011) referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Bullitt County, KY, on the downstream right bank, about 50 feet from Hwy 44 near Shepherdsville, and about 2,200 feet upstream of the Salt River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1,197 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 893: 1937(M). WSP 1435: 1955: WSP 1705: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1938 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 406.58 feet above NGVD of 1929. Prior to January 16, 1939, nonrecording gage at same site and datum. January 16, 1939 to May 21, 1962, water-stage recorder at same site and datum. May 22, 1962 to November 26, 1963, nonrecording gage at same site and datum. Prior to October 1, 1946, auxiliary nonrecording gages at various sites downstream from base gage. October 1, 1946 to October 16, 1969, auxiliary nonrecording gage 2.8 miles upstream. Since October 16, 1969 auxiliary gage is a water-stage recorder located at mouth of Floyds Fork 2.6 miles upstream.
COOPERATION - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District and Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet.
REMARKS - 10/01/2013-09/30/2015: Records fair except for estimated daily discharges which are poor. Flow regulated since January 1983 by Taylorsville Lake (station 03295597). Diversions for water supply by Shepherdsville and other municipalities.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of January 26, 1937, reached a stage of 47.3 feet, from floodmark (backwater from Ohio River).