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Water year 2018: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
03347000 WHITE RIVER AT MUNCIE, IN
LOCATION - Lat 40°12'15", long 85°23'14" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.09, T.20 N., R.10 E., Delaware County, IN, Hydrologic Unit 05120201, on right bank 200 ft downstream from Walnut Street bridge in Muncie, 6 mi upstream from Bell Creek, and at mile 315.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 241 mi². Drainage area derived from the "Drainage Areas of Indiana Streams" publication
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1335: 1931-32(M), 1936(M), 1938, 1948. WSP 1435: 1955. WSP 2109: Drainage area. From March 2014 to June 2016, datum of gage was erroneously published as 917.10 ft above NGVD 1929 in Manuscript.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 1930 to current year. Prior to October 1948, published as West Fork White River at Muncie.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 915.46 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (IDNR, INCORS). See WSP 1705 for history of changes prior to Jan. 28, 1942. Jan. 28, 1942, to Apr. 27, 1964, water-stage recorder at present site at datum 3.00 ft higher.
REMARKS -

Record is good except for estimated discharges, which are poor.  From 12/28/2015 - 10/17/2017 record was fair.

Natural flow affected by regulation of Prairie Creek Reservoir and by diversion. Records of diversion available since October 1937.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage known, 22.6 ft in March 1913, present datum, discharge, 20,000 ft³/s.