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Water-Year Summary for Site 03342000

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Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
03342000 WABASH RIVER AT RIVERTON, IN
LOCATION - Lat 39°01'13", long 87°34'07" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.30, T.7 N., R.10 W., Sullivan County, IN, Hydrologic Unit 05120111, on left bank at downstream side of Illinois Central Railroad bridge at Riverton, 0.5 mi downstream from Turtle Creek, 2 mi south of Merom, and at mile 162.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 13,161 mi². drainage area derived from the "Drainage Areas of Indiana Streams" publication
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1335: 1939, 1950. WDR IN-73-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1938 to current year. Prior to April 1939 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1305. June 1911 to December 1914 (gage heights only) available in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers office, Louisville, Ky.
GAGE -

Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 413.96 ft above the NAVD of 1988 and 414.65 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to July 17, 1951, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.

REMARKS - Flow partially regulated by upstream reservoirs.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of March 28, 1913, reached a stage of 26.4 ft, from graph based on once-daily readings by Illinois Central Railroad Co., discharge, 250,000 ft³/s.