USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
03596000 DUCK RIVER BELOW MANCHESTER, TN
LOCATION - Lat 35°28'15", long 86°07'18" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Coffee County, TN, Hydrologic Unit 06040002, on right bank 225 feet downstream from Powers Bridge, 1.9 miles west on Powers Bridge Road from Westwood School in Manchester and 3.0 miles south-southeast from Blantons Chapel Church, 3.25 river miles downstream from the confluence with Little Duck River, in Coffee County, TN.
DRAINAGE AREA - 107 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1934 to November 1987, August 2008 to current year.
GAGE - Data collection platform and bubbler. Datum of gage is 878.25 ft above NAVD of 1988.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in March 1929 reached a stage of 23.2 ft from floodmarks by Tennessee Valley Authority, discharge, about 50,000 ft³/s. Flood in March 1902 reached approximately same stage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 38,000 ft³/s, May 27, 1973, gage height, 20.95 ft, from rating curve extended above 12,000 ft³/s, based on contracted-opening measurement at gage height 15.04 ft, and slope area measurements at gage heights 18.93 ft and 20.95 ft; minimum, 8.0 ft³/s, Aug. 12, 1934.