USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
0344894205 NORTH FORK SWANNANOA RIVER NEAR WALKERTOWN, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°41'07", long 82°19'58" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Buncombe County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 06010105, Lat 35041'07", long 82019'58", Buncombe County on left bank, 600 ft downstream from private bridge over river above Sugar Springs Cove and 2.3 miles north of Walkertown.
DRAINAGE AREA - 14.5 mi².
- WDR NC-91-1: 1989 (annual maximum discharge); WDR NC-04-1: 1989-1998 (annual maximum discharges), 2000 (annual maximum discharge).
PERIOD OF RECORD - February 1989 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 2,650 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge for period of record from rating curve extended above 1,000 ft³/s on basis of slope area measurement of peak flow. Maximum gage height for period of record from floodmark.