USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
03313700 WEST FORK DRAKES CREEK NEAR FRANKLIN, KY
- Lat 36°43'24", long 86°33'08" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Simpson County, KY, Hydrologic Unit 05110002, near left bank at upstream side of city of Franklin pumping plant intake, 20 feet upstream from dam, 0.8 miles downstream from bridge on State Highways 73 and 100, 1.5 miles east of Franklin, 3.3 miles downstream from Sharps Branch, and at mile 46.7. View Larger Map
DRAINAGE AREA - 110 mi² of which 19 mi² probably is noncontributing.
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1968 to April 2005, March 2006 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with telemetry and broad-crested weir. Datum of gage is 581.54 feet above NGVD of 1929. Prior to October 1, 1981, at site 0.8 miles upstream at datum 8.05 feet lower.
COOPERATION - Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 34,000 ft³/sec, gage height 14.87 feet, May 2, 2010; Minimum discharge, 0.00 ft³/sec.