USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
03328000 EEL RIVER AT NORTH MANCHESTER, IN
LOCATION - Lat 40°59'40.4", long 85°46'57.3" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NE 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.06, T.29 N., R.7 E., Wabash County, IN, Hydrologic Unit 05120104, on the downstream side of the New Wabash Road bridge in North Manchester, 700 ft downstream of New York Central railroad bridge, 0.5 mi downstream from Pony Creek, and at mile 51.0
DRAINAGE AREA - 417 mi², drainage area derived from the "Drainage Areas of Indiana Streams" publication
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1929 to current year. Prior to April 1930, monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1305. Gage-height records since November 20, 1923 are available from the district office.
REVISED RECORDS - WSP 1275: 1930-37, 1939, 1940(M), 1942, 1948. WSP 1909: 1957. WSP 2109: Drainage area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 730.14 ft above NAVD88. From October 1929 to July 23, 1953, non-recording gage on downstream side of Second Street bridge, 1.9 mi upstream at datum 5.35 ft higher, at same drainage area. From July 24, 1953 to Jan. 14, 2002, at site 1.75 mi upstream at Water Works property at datum 5.35 ft higher, at same drainage area.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - The flood of Dec. 30, 1990, reached a stage of 20.16 ft (at current datum) from estimated discharge of 8,740 ft³/s.