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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
03357500 BIG WALNUT CREEK NEAR REELSVILLE, IN
LOCATION - Lat 39°32'09", long 86°58'34" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.28, T.13 N., R.5 W., Putnam County, IN, Hydrologic Unit 05120203, on left bank at downstream side of county highway bridge, 1.5 mi southwest of Reelsville, 3.8 mi southwest of Manhattan, and 4.1 mi upstream from Mill Creek.
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DRAINAGE AREA - 326 mi². drainage area derived from the "Drainage Areas of Indiana Streams" publication also known as the Hogget maps website.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1335: 1950. WSP 2109: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1949 to September 2002 (discharge). October 2002 to current year (gage height only). Published as Eel River near Reelsville, October 1952 to September 1956.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 587.92 feet above the North American Vertical Datum of 1988 or 588.24 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (levels by State of Indiana, Department of Natural Resources). Prior to Dec. 10, 1949, non-recording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS - Flow partly regulated by Soil Conservation Service control structures on tributaries to Little Walnut Creek beginning in 1971.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - (October 2002 to current year) maximum gage height, 18.63 ft, June 28, 1957; minimum gage height unknown prior to 1988; (since 1988), minimum gage height, 1.62 ft, Oct. 5, 1991. (July 1949 to September 2002) maximum discharge, 30,700 ft³/s, June 28, 1957, gage height, 18.63 ft; minimum discharge, 1.4 ft³/s, Sept. 8, 1954.