USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
03460795 PIGEON RIVER BELOW POWER PLANT NEAR WATERVILLE, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°47'01", long 83°06'43" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Haywood County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 06010106, on left bank, 550 ft. upstream of Browns Bridge on Waterville Road, 0.92 miles downstream of Cocke County Tennessee and Haywood County North Carolina lines, 1.05 miles northwest of Waterville, and at mile 25.
DRAINAGE AREA - 538 mi².
- WDR NC-04-1: 1997-1998 (annual maximum discharge), 2003 (annual maximum discharge).
PERIOD OF RECORD - February 1997 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 1,360 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge from rating curve extended above 11,000 ft³/s on basis of slope-conveyance measurement of peak flow.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1997 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Water years 1997 to current year.
DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Water years 1997 to current year.
DISSOLVED OXYGEN, PERCENT OF SATURATION: Water years 2001 to 2015.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality monitor since May 1997.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 26.3°C, August 14, 2016; minimum recorded, 6.8°C, June 2, 2001.
DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Maximum recorded, 15.8 mg/L, July 21, 2007; minimum recorded, 3.1 mg/L, November 1, 1998.
DISSOLVED OXYGEN, PERCENT SATURATION: Maximum recorded, 190%, July 21, 2007; minimum recorded, 19%, August 19, 1998.