USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
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 - Discharge records available Aug. 1934 to Sep. 1991, Oct. 1998 to present. Stage only records available Oct. 1991 to Sep. 1998. Nearby gage height records are available in U.S. Weather Bureau reports from 1908 to 1952.
Data Collection Platform. Datum of gage is 1,092.22 ft (NAVD 88).
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD
Maximum discharge, 74,700 ft³/s (estimated), Mar. 23, 1929, gage height, 41.20 ft (based on field survey at old U.S. Weather Bureau gage located 1,200 ft upstream with a different datum, which was 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 well, computed using a rating extension above 27,000 ft³/s, based on slope-area and contracted-opening indirect measurements); no flow, Aug. 12 - 15, 1944.