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Water-Year Summary for Site 03456100

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

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
03456100 WEST FORK PIGEON RIVER AT BETHEL, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°27'50", long 82°54'00" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Haywood County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 06010106, on left bank 20 ft downstream of bridge on Secondary Road 1112, 0.6 mi southwest of Bethel, 1.6 mi upstream from confluence with East Fork Pigeon River, and 5.6 mi downstream of Lake Logan.
DRAINAGE AREA - 58.4 mi². (measured by TVA from topographic maps, scale 1:24,000).
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR NC-04-1: 1983 (annual maximum discharge), 1994 (annual maximum discharge).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1981 to current year.
GAGE - Data collection platform. Datum of gage is 2,667.9 ft above NAVD of 1988. Satellite and telephone telemetry at streamgage.
REMARKS -

Considerable regulation, at times, caused by Lake Logan (station 03455773).

2014 - Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
2015 - Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
2016 - Records good.
2017 - Records good except those for estimated discharges, which are fair.
2018 - Records good except those for estimated discharges, which are poor.
2019 - Records good.
2020 - Records good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge from rating curve extended above 7,000 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow. Maximum gage height from high-water mark in gage.