USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
03408500 NEW RIVER AT NEW RIVER, TN
LOCATION - Lat 36°23'07.58", long 84°33'17.20" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Scott County, TN, Hydrologic Unit 05130104, on left bank at town of New River, 700 ft downstream from Phillips Creek, 1,000 ft downstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 27, 1.7 mi downstream from Brimstone Creek, and at mile 8.6.
DRAINAGE AREA - 382 mi².
- WSP 1436: Drainage area. WDR TN-73: 1939(M), 1951(M), 1970(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1934 to September 1991, October 1991 to September 1998, as stage only. October 1998 to current year. Gage-height records collected in this vicinity 1908-52 are contained in reports of U.S. Weather Bureau.
GAGE - Data collection platform. Datum of gage is 1,092.22 ft above NAVD of 1988.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of March 23, 1929, reached a stage of 41.2 ft, discharge, 74,700 ft³/s, estimated, based on field survey at old U.S. Weather Bureau gage, 1,200 ft upstream at datum 3.41 ft higher.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 63,700 ft³/s, May 27, 1973, gage height, 37.91 ft, from high water mark in gage well, from rating curve extended above 27,000 ft³/s on basis of slope-area and contracted-opening measurements of peak flow; no flow part of each day Aug. 12-15, 1944.