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Water-Year Summary for Site 04185000

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
04185000 Tiffin River at Stryker OH
LOCATION - Lat 41°30'16", long 84°25'47" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Williams County, OH, Hydrologic Unit 04100006, on left bank, 0.5 mi downstream from bridge on State Highway 191 at west edge of Stryker, 0.75 mi upstream from Penn Central Railroad bridge, and 1.5 mi downstream from Leatherwood Creek. Lat/Long in decimal 41.504591, -84.429755.
DRAINAGE AREA - 410 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1144: 1922-28. WSP 1387: 1925. WSP 1912: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1921 to September 1928 (published as "near Stryker"), October 1940 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 684.31 ft (NAVD 1988). Prior to Oct. 1, 2011 datum of gage was 684.32 ft (NGVD 1929). Prior to Sept. 30, 1928 nonrecording gage at site 3.5 mi downstream at different datum; Oct. 13, 1940 - Jan. 17, 1941, nonrecording gage; Jan. 18, 1941 - Sept. 30, 1953, water-stage recorder, at site 0.5 mi downstream at the (NGVD 1929) datum.

Records fair for the 2014 water year except for estimated records, which are poor. Oct. 1, 2014 to Apr. 7, 2015: records fair, except for estimated records, which are poor. Apr. 8, 2015 to Dec. 4, 2016: discharge records poor. Dec. 5, 2016 to Nov. 14, 2018: discharge records poor. Nov. 15, 2018 to Sept. 30, 2019: discharge records poor.

Record quality ratings will not be included in the water-year summary for approved records newer than 09/30/2019. Record quality is still being rated internally. For questions about record quality ratings, please send email to gs-w-oh_NWISWeb_Data_Inquiries@usgs.gov.

Flow diverted from river by Archbold Water Department upstream from station and returned as treated wastewater to Brush Creek, which flows into the Tiffin River downstream from station. Average diversions in ft³/s for the following water years are in the table below:

Water Year   Average Diversion
   2014            2.22
   2015            1.88
   2016            2.15
   2017            1.83
   2018            2.61
   2019            2.76
   2020            2.66
Water-quality and sediment data formerly collected at this site.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in Mar. 1913 reached a stage of 16.0 ft, from floodmarks; discharge, 7,600 ft³/s. Flood in 1937 reached a stage of 15.0 ft, from information by local resident; discharge, 6,000 ft³/s.