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Water-Year Summary for Site 04188400

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
04188400 Blanchard River above Findlay, OH
LOCATION - Lat 41°02'02", long 83°34'46" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Hancock County, OH, Hydrologic Unit 04100008, Hancock County, at pump house no. 2 for Findlay Reservoir 1.2 mi east of intersection of State Highway 586 and County Road 280, 4 mi east of Findlay, and 1.4 mi downstream of the outlet.
DRAINAGE AREA - 233 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2007 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 768.04 ft (NAVD 1988).
REMARKS -

Discharge records fair for the 2014 water year except for periods of estimated record, which are poor. Oct. 1, 2014 to Oct. 12, 2015: discharge records fair except for estimated records, which are poor. Oct. 13, 2015 to May 31, 2016: discharge records fair except for estimated discharges which are poor. Jun. 1, 2016 to Jul. 25, 2016: discharge records rated good. Jul. 26, 2016 to Sept. 13, 2016: discharge records rated fair. Sept. 14, 2016 to Dec. 12, 2016: discharge records rated poor. Dec. 13, 2016 to Apr. 4, 2017: discharge records rated poor. Apr. 5, 2017 to Nov. 15, 2017: discharge records rated fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor.  Nov. 16, 2017 to Oct. 30, 2018: discharge records rated fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor.

Record quality ratings will not be included in the water-year summary for approved records newer than 09/30/2018. 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 City of Findlay Water Treatment Plant just upstream from station and returned as treated wastewater downstream from station. Low flow augmentation occurs 2 miles upstream from station. Average diversions in ft³/s for the following water years are in the table below:

Water Year   Average Diversion
   2014            10.81
   2015            10.03
   2016             9.63
   2017            10.7
   2018             9.20
   2019             9.09
   2020            10.0