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Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
03369500 VERNON FORK MUSCATATUCK RIVER AT VERNON, IN
LOCATION - Lat 38°58'35", long 85°37'11" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SE 1/4 sec.10, T.6 N., R.8 E., Jennings County, IN, Hydrologic Unit 05120207, at left upstream side of bridge, 1 mi southwest of Vernon, 3.1 mi downstream from Otter Creek, and at mile 36.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 198 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1335: 1940, 1953. WSP 1909: 1952-53. WSP 2109: Drainage area. WDR IN-91-1: 1990. WDR IN-95-1: 1991-94 (M). WDR IN-99-1: 1991-94, 1998 (M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1939 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1305. Prior to October 1979, published as Vernon Fork at Vernon.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 584.50 feet above the North American Vertical Datum of 1988.  Previously 585.00 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, (levels by State of Indiana, Department of Natural Resources). Prior to Jan. 14, 1940, and June 23 to Nov. 13, 1967, non-recording gage, and Jan. 14, 1940, to June 22, 1967, water-stage recorder at site on right bank. Prior to Aug. 8, 1983, datum 2.30 ft higher.
REMARKS - Some regulation at times at low flow by Old Timbers Lake on Jefferson Proving Grounds and Brush Creek Reservoir.