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Water-Year Summary for Site 03488000

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
LOCATION - Lat 36°53'48", long 81°44'47" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Smyth County, VA, Hydrologic Unit 06010101, on right bank 0.5 mi upstream from Cedar Branch bridge, 1.5 mi northeast of Saltville, 7.8 mi downstream from Laurel Creek, and at mile 85.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 221 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1113: 1944-47. WSP 1306: 1907(M), 1921-22(M), 1924-30(M), 1932-34(M). WSP 1726: 1947, monthly and yearly runoff. WDR-03-01: 2002(M). OFR 2006-1308: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1907 to December 1908 (published as "at Saltville"), October 1920 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1306.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,703.53 ft NGVD of 1929. June 11, 1907, to Nov. 12, 1908, nonrecording gage on highway bridge 2.1 mi downstream, at different datum. Nov. 2, 1920, to May 23, 1934, nonrecording gage on highway bridge 0.5 mi downstream, at datum of 1,695.79 ft NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS - National Weather Service gage-height telemeter at station. Water-quality records for some prior periods have been collected at this location.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Instantaneous low flow, 1.0 ft³/s, Oct. 15, 1947, flow affected by mine cave-in.