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Water year 2022: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
04196000 Sandusky River near Bucyrus OH
LOCATION - Lat 40°48'13", long 83°00'21" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Crawford County, OH, Hydrologic Unit 04100011, on right bank on downstream side of Kerstetter Road bridge, 1.5 mi west of Bucyrus and 12 mi downstream from Loss Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 88.8 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 744:1925-32. WSP 874:1938. WSP 1307:1926(M), 1928(M), 1931, 1932(M), 1934-35(M), 1939, 1940(M), 1946(M). WDR OH-2003-2:2002(M). WSP1912: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1925 to November 1935, July 1938 to December 1951, December 1963 to September 1981, October 1995 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 954.53 ft (NAVD 1988). Prior to October 2012, datum of gage was 955.04 ft (NGVD 1929). Prior to May 11, 1940, nonrecording gage.

Records fair, except for periods of estimated records which are poor. Low flow slightly affected by operation of reservoirs upstream of gage. Water-quality and sediment data formerly collected at this site. Oct. 1, 2014 to Nov. 10, 2014, records poor: Nov. 10, 2014 to Oct. 16, 2015, records fair, except for periods of estimated record, which are poor. Oct. 17 2015 to Nov. 15, 2015 discharge records poor. Nov. 16, 2015 to June 27, 2016 discharge records fair. June 28, 2016 to July 26, 2016, discharge records good. July 27, 2016 to Sept. 14, 2016, discharge records fair. Sept. 15, 2016 to Dec. 13, 2016, discharge records good except for Oct. 11-19 and Nov. 6-30, 2016 which are poor. Dec. 14, 2016 to Oct. 20, 2017, discharge records fair except for estimated records, which are poor.  Oct. 21, 2017 to Apr. 17, 2018, discharge records fair except for estimated records, which are poor. Apr. 18, 2018 to Oct. 16, 2018, discharge records good.

Record quality ratings may 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.

EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Mar. 23, 1913 reached a stage of 14.5 ft., from floodmarks. Flood of Jan. 22, 1959 reached a stage of 11.9 ft., from floodmarks: discharge 13,500 ft³/s.