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Water-Year Summary for Site 03323000

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Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
03323000 WABASH RIVER AT BLUFFTON, IN
LOCATION - Lat 40°44'32.5", long 85°10'17.2" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Wells County, IN, Hydrologic Unit 05120101, at northwest corner of Main Street bridge, 2 mi below mouth of Sixmile Creek which enters from left, and at mile 434.5.
DRAINAGE AREA - 532 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1930 -September 1971 (discharge). October 1987 - September 1992 (stage only). April 2015 to current (discharge). Gage height records collected at same site since December 1910 are contained in reports of the National Weather Service.
GAGE - Water stage recorder.  Datum of the gage is 792.57 ft above the North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS - Flow slightly affected by regulation of Grand Lake Reservoir, diversion from or into St. Mary's River Basin, and into Miami and Erie Canal. Huntington Reservoir located below gage, can cause backwater at the gage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Peak gage height for the period of record was 16.74 ft, 6/19/2015.  Peak discharge for the period of record was 11,600 cfs, 6/19/2015.