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Water-Year Summary for Site 03354000

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
03354000 WHITE RIVER NEAR CENTERTON, IN
LOCATION - Lat 39°29'51", long 86°24'02" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.10, T.12 N., R.1 E., Morgan County, IN, Hydrologic Unit 05120201, on right bank at upstream side of bridge on Blue Bluff Road, 0.8 mi downstream from White Lick Creek, 1 mi south of Centerton, and at mile 199.3.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,444 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1335: 1948-49. WSP 1909: 1931(M). WSP 2109: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1925 to September 1930 (gage heights only), October 1930 to March 1932, October 1946 to current year. Monthly discharge only for October and November 1946, published in WSP 1305. Published as West Fork White River at Martinsville prior to March 1932, and as West Fork White River near Centerton October 1946 to September 1948.
GAGE -

Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 594.85 feet above the North American Vertical Datum of 1988 or 595.44 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (Corps of Engineers bench mark), levels by Indianapolis Power and Light Co.

See WSP 1725 for history of changes prior to July 1953. July 1953 to Aug. 7, 1975, water-stage recorder at site 0.4 mi downstream at same datum.

REMARKS - For most years, records fair, except for estimated discharges, which are poor.  Flow regulated by upstream reservoirs.  (Former National stream-quality accounting network station).
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in March 1913 reached a stage of 22.8 ft at Martinsville site (from information by Indiana State Highway Commission) and 21.9 ft at site 0.4 mi downstream (from information by Corps of Engineers), discharge, 90,000 ft³/s.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: October 1955 to April 1956; October 1966 to September 1967; January 1970 to September 1972; August 1975 to December 1977; June 1978 to December 1978; March 1980 to October 1984; and December 1988 to current year.
REMARKS - The water temperature for the period July 1989 to Sept. 1992 was erroneously published in degrees Fahrenheit in the data base from Oct. 2000 to April 2015. From 11/25/2014 - 1/19/2017 record is poor.