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Water-Year Summary for Site 03443000

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00060 Discharge(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2022: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
LOCATION - Lat 35°17'57", long 82°37'26" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Transylvania County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 06010105, on left bank 40 ft upstream from bridge on Secondary Road 1503, 700 ft east of railroad at Blantyre, 3.5 mi downstream of Little River, and at river mile 183.7.
DRAINAGE AREA - 296 mi². (measured by TVA from planimetric maps, scale 1:24,000).
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 923: 1921-23, maximum discharge; 1929, maximum discharge; 1933, maximum discharge; 1935-36, maximum discharge; 1938, maximum discharge; 1940, maximum discharge; 1921-23, daily discharges; 1929, daily discharges; 1933, daily discharges; 1938, daily discharges; 1940, daily discharges.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1920 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1306.
GAGE - Data collection platform. Datum of gage is 2,060.1 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to July 5, 1930, nonrecording gage at same site and datum. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
REMARKS - Gage-height records are generally good. Discharge records are generally good except for estimated discharges, which are fair. Additional details on the accuracy of the records can be obtained by contacting the USGS South Atlantic Water Science Center at gs-w-nc_nwisweb_data_inquiries@usgs.gov.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Since at least 1791, maximum stage 27.1 ft, July 16, 1916, from floodmarks (from studies by Tennessee Valley Authority).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum gage height for period of record, 25.81 ft, from floodmarks.