USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
03334000 WILDCAT CREEK AT OWASCO, IN
LOCATION - Lat 40°27'53.4", long 86°38'11.6" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.03, T.23 N., R.2 W., Carroll County, IN, Hydrologic Unit 05120107, on upstream side of State Highway 39 bridge, 0.5 mi northwest of Owasco, 8.7 mi south of Delphi, and 15 mi upstream from South Fork Wildcat Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 396 mi². drainage area derived from the "Drainage Areas of Indiana Streams" publication
- WSP 1625: 1958. WSP 2109: Drainage area. WDR 94-1: 1988-1993 (Peak of record).
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1943 to September 1973. Annual maximum, water years 1975-81. October 1988 to current year. Prior to March 1944 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1305.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 624.24 ft above the North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Formerly 624.63 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Oct. 1, 1950, non-recording gage at site 500 ft upstream at same datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of May 18, 1943, reached a stage of 14.00 ft, from floodmarks.