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Water-Year Summary for Site 03450000

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

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
03450000 BEETREE CREEK NEAR SWANNANOA, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°39'11", long 82°24'19" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Buncombe County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 06010105, Lat 35 39' 11", long 82 24' 19" (Quad. 201 NW), Hydrologic Unit 06010105, on left bank, 1000 ft upstream from Beetree Reservoir, and 3.8 miles north of Swannanoa, Buncombe County.
DRAINAGE AREA - 5.46 mi². (measured by TVA on planimetric maps, scale 1:24,000). The entire drainage area is in the City of Asheville watershed, covered with hardwoods and heavy undergrowth, with only a few fire roads along the streams or valleys.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 823: Drainage area. WSP 893: 1928-29, daily discharges; 1936-37, maximum discharge. WSP 953: 1929, maximum discharge. WSP 1276: 1932, daily discharges. Discharge for the periods of January 15-16, 17-18, and 30-31, 2013; May 5-6, 2013; June 10, 2013; July 3-5, 7-8, 10-11, and 14, 2013; October 14, 2014; December 1-2, 24, and 29, 2015; and February 3, 2016 were revised on July 26, 2017 based on changes to the stage-discharge rating. Discharge for the periods of January 15-16, 17-18, and 30-31, 2013; May 5-6, 2013; June 10, 2013; July 3-5, 7-8, 10-11, and 14, 2013; October 14, 2014; December 1-2, 24, and 29, 2015; and February 3, 2016 were revised on July 26, 2017 based on changes to the stage-discharge rating.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - February 1926 to September 1975, October 1979 to September 1981, October 1985 to September 1986, and May 1987 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and masonry control. Datum of gage is 2,726.39 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to May 5, 2005, at site 70 ft upstream at datum 2,728.39 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
REMARKS -
2014 - Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
2015 - Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
2016 - Records fair.
2017 - Records good except those for estimated discharges, which are fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge from rating curve extended above 240 ft³/s on basis of computation of peak flow over weir.