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Water-Year Summary for Site 03381700

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
03381700 OHIO RIVER AT OLD SHAWNEETOWN, IL-KY
LOCATION - Lat 37°41'31", long 88°08'00" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SE 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.32, T.9 S., R.10 E., Union County, KY, Hydrologic Unit 05140203, on main bridge pier on downstream side of State Highway 13, 9.5 miles upstream from Saline River, and at mile 858.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 141,000 mi², approximately.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -
SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE
  DISCHARGE: January 2002 to current.
  STAGE: January 2002 to current.
SURFACE-WATER QUALITY
  TEMPERATURE: October 1975 to October 3, 1977.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 309.10 ft above NAVD of 1988 (309.43 ft NGVD 1929).
REMARKS - Some regulation by locks and dams upstream from station at Uniontown, KY and downstream at Smithland, KY. Accuracy of records is discussed in the annual Station Analysis archived at the USGS IL Water Science Center.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE: Flood of Jan. 30, 1937, reached a stage of 65.64 ft, from information by National Weather Service.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - SURFACE-WATER DISCHARGE AND STAGE: Maximum discharge, 1,260,000 ft³/s, May 6, 2011, gage height, 56.36 ft; maximum gage height, 56.37 ft., discharge, 1,090,000 ft³/s, May 6, 2011; minimum daily discharge, 6,280 ft³/s, Sept. 26, 2010.