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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
03374000 WHITE RIVER AT PETERSBURG, IN
LOCATION - Lat 38°30'39", long 87°17'22" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.15, T.1 N., R.8 W., Pike County, IN, Hydrologic Unit 05120202, on the downstream handrail on the State Highway 61 bridge, 0.4 mi upstream from Prides Creek, 1.4 mi north of Petersburg, 2.0 mi west of Arda and at mile 45.7.
DRAINAGE AREA - 11,125 mi². drainage area derived from the "Drainage Areas of Indiana Streams" publication
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1305: 1930(M). WSP 2109: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1927 to current year. Monthly discharge only for October 1927, published in WSP 1305. Published as "at Hazleton" October 1927 to September 1938. Records published for both sites October 1937 to September 1938. Gage-height records collected at present site and datum since January 1935 are contained in reports of National Weather Service.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 399.38 feet above the North American Vertical Datum of 1988.  Formerly, 400.00 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.

See WSP 1725 for history of changes prior to Apr. 1, 1941.
REMARKS - Flow partially regulated by upstream reservoir.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in March 1913, reached a stage of 29.5 ft, present site and datum, from floodmarks by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, discharge, 235,000 ft³/s.