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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00608 Ammonia, wf(Mean)  
00625 NH3+orgN, wu(Mean)  
00631 NO3+NO2, wf(Mean)  
00665 Phosphorus, wu(Mean)  
00671 Orthophosphate, wf(Mean)  
62961 Ammonia, dissolved(Mean)  
80154 Suspnd sedmnt conc(Mean)  
80155 Suspnd sedmnt disch(Mean)  
91007 Phosphorus, wu(Mean)  
91057 NH3+orgN, wu(Mean)  
91060 Orthophosphate, diss(Mean)  
91061 NO3+NO2, dissolved(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
04186500 Auglaize River near Fort Jennings, OH
LOCATION - Lat 40°56'55", long 84°15'58" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Putnam County, OH, Hydrologic Unit 04100007, (Lat 40.948503, long -84.265973) on left bank 200 ft upstream from bridge on US Hwy 224, 3.5 mi northeast of Fort Jennings, 6 mi upstream from Ottawa River, and 7.3 mi downstream from Jennings Creek. Gage is 660 feet east of junction of State Route 190 and 224.
DRAINAGE AREA - 332 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 744: 1932. WSP 974: 1930(M). WSP 1307: 1922-24(M), 1926-27(M), 1929(M). WSP 1912: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1921 to December 1935. October 1940 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 712.99 ft (NAVD 1988). Prior to Oct 1, 2011 datum of gage was 713.60 ft (NGVD 1929). Prior to Oct. 6, 1930, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.

Records good for 2014, except periods of estimated record, which are poor. Oct. 1, 2014 to Dec. 8, 2014: records good. Dec. 8, 2014 to Aug. 26, 2015: records fair, except for period of estimated record, which are poor. Aug. 26, 2015 to Dec. 16, 2015: records good. Aug. 26, 2015 through Oct. 11, 2016: records good, except for estimated records, which are poor. Aug. 26, 2015 through Oct. 11, 2016: records good, except for estimated records, which are poor. Oct. 12, 2016 through Oct. 03, 2017: records good, except for estimated records, which are poor. Oct. 3, 2017 through Jul. 12, 2018, records fair, except for estimated records, which are poor.  Jul. 12, 2018 to Oct. 18, 2018: records fair. Oct. 19, 2018 to Sep. 30, 2019 records fair.  Record quality ratings may not be included in the water-year summary for approved records newer than Sep. 30, 2019.  Record quality is still being rated internally.  For questions about record quality ratings, please send e-mail to gs-w-oh_NWISWeb_Data_Inquiries@usgs.gov.  Beginning Jan. 4, 1971, water was diverted for low-flow augmentation and water supply in the Ottawa River Basin. Some diversion from Grand Lake to Auglaize River Basin through Miami and Erie Canal into Jennings Creek at a point 9.2 mi upstream from station. Annual figures of runoff are considered to be within 10 percent of natural yield. Water-quality and sediment data formerly and currently collected at this site. Daily mean concentration and daily mean load records poor.

REMARKS - Water-quality auto samples and manual samples are collected at this station as part of the Western Lake Erie Basin project. An ISCO auto sampler is housed in the gage house. Sampling includes: Suspended-sediment, Nitrogen, ammonia as N (00608), Nitrogen, ammonia + organic nitrogen (total, whole water or TKN; 00625), Nitrogen, nitrite + nitrate (filtered water; 00631), Phosphorus, phosphate, ortho (or soluble reactive phosphorus; 00671), and Phosphorus (total, whole water; 00665).