USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
04108800 MACATAWA RIVER AT STATE ROAD NEAR ZEELAND, MI
LOCATION - Lat 42°46'45", long 86°01'06" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 sec.31, T.5 N., R.14 W., Ottawa County, MI, Hydrologic Unit 04050002, on left bank 20 ft upstream from bridge on State Road, 0.2 mi downstream from South Branch, 1.8 mi upstream from North Branch, and 2.5 mi south of Zeeland.
DRAINAGE AREA - 65.8 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1960 to current year. Prior to October 1978, published as Black River near Zeeland.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 585.7 ft above NGVD 29 (levels by Gove Associates, Inc.). From Oct. 1, 2003 to Sept. 30, 2007, at site 1.7 mi downstream at different datum (station 04108801).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 8,810 ft³/s, June 21, 1977, gage height, 16.72 ft, from floodmark, from rating curve extended above 2,000 ft³/s; minimum discharge, 0.30 ft³/s, Sept. 14, 2005, site and datum then in use.