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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
03606500 BIG SANDY RIVER AT BRUCETON, TN
LOCATION - Lat 36°02'12.92", long 88°13'44.68" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Carroll County, TN, Hydrologic Unit 06040005, at bridge on U.S. Highway 70, 0.9 mi east of Bruceton and 2 mi east of Carroll-Benton County line, and at mile 31.6
DRAINAGE AREA - 205 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 853: Drainage area. WSP 923: 1929-35. 2010 - On June 18, 2013, the May 2, 2010 peak was revised and is documented in the report for 2012 http://wdr.water.usgs.gov/wy2012/pdfs/03606500.2012.pdf, on July 13, 2016 the 2002 water year maximum peak was revised and supersedes those published in report for 2002.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1929 to November 1988, January 2002 to current year.
GAGE - Data collection platform. Datum of gage is 380.58 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to March 1, 1940, nonrecording gage at same site.
REMARKS - Records fair, except for estimated discharges which are considered poor and other periods as noted. Rated poor: Feb. 8-19, 2014, Aug. 19-27, 2014.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in March 1897 reached a stage of 18 ft, discharge 25,000 ft³/s, and flood in March 1919 reached a stage of 17 ft, discharge, 21,000 ft³/s, from reports by Tennessee Valley Authority.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, unknown, May 2, 2010, gage height 20.16 ft.; minimum discharge 28 ft³/s Aug. 14, 1943.