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Water-Year Summary for Site 03505550

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Available Parameters
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
03505550 NANTAHALA RIVER NEAR HEWITT, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°18'18", long 83°39'08" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Swain County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 06010202, on left bank, 1,655 ft. downstream from bridge on US 74, 0.2 mi southwest of Hewitt, and 2.5 mi northwest of Beachertown.
DRAINAGE AREA - 145 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 2004 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 1,910 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
REMARKS -

Considerable fluctuation caused by Nantahala Dam, 12.5 mi upstream.

2014 - Records good. 
2015 - Records good.
2016 - Records good
2017 - Records good. 
2018 - Records good. 
2019 - Records good except for the period Aug. 24 to Sept. 1, which are poor.
2020 - Records good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge for period of record from rating curve extended above 2,870 ft³/s by logarithmic plotting.