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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
04193500 Maumee River at Waterville, OH
LOCATION - Lat 41°30'00", long 83°42'46" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Lucas County, OH, Hydrologic Unit 04100009, at highway bridge on State Route 64, in Waterville, 3 mi downstream from Tontogany Creek (Maumee quadrangle). Gage is on downstream side of bridge on left pier.
DRAINAGE AREA - 6,330 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 894: 1930(M). WSP 1084: 1946. WSP 1387: 1900(M). 1922-23. 1933. WDR OH-68-1: 1967 WDR OH-70-1:Drainage area WDR-OH-82-2:1981. WDR OH-06-2:2005 (M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 1898 to December 1901. August 1921 to December 1935. March 1939 to current year. Miami and Erie Canal flow included at Waterville prior to 1930 when the canal was abandoned.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with auxiliary crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 595.25 ft (NAVD 1988). Nov. 19, 1898-Dec. 31, 1901 and Aug. 26, 1921 to July 31, 1930, non-recording gage. Aug. 1, 1930 to Dec. 31,1935, water-stage recorder. Mar. 14, 1939- Mar. 12, 1940, non-recording gage. Mar 13, 1940 to Sept. 30,1964, water-stage recorder at same site at 596.33 ft. (1912 adjustment). Oct 1, 1964 to Sept. 30, 2012, water-stage recorder at same site at 595.71 ft (NGVD 1929).
REMARKS -

Records fair for 2014. Estimated records are poor. Water-quality and sediment data formerly collected at this site. Oct. 1, 2014 to Dec. 16, 2014: discharge records fair. Dec. 16, 2014 to Dec. 16, 2015: discharge records good, except for periods of estimated record which is poor. Dec. 16, 2015 to Mar. 21, 2016: discharge records good, no estimated record. Mar. 21, 2016 to Oct. 18, 2016: discharge records good, no estimated record. Oct. 19, 2016 to Feb. 20, 2017: discharge records good except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Feb. 21, 2017 to Oct. 19, 2017: discharge records poor. Oct. 20, 2017 to Nov. 19, 2018: discharge records poor.

Record quality ratings may not be included in the water-year summary for approved records newer than 09/20/2018. 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.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in Mar. 1913 reached a stage of 19.9 ft from information by local resident; estimated discharge 180,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 94,000 ft³/s.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Practically no flow at times prior to June 30, 1929, when entire river flow was being diverted by canal.