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Water-Year Summary for Site USGS 07268000

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
LOCATION - Lat 34°28'57", long 89°13'28" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in SW 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.08, T.7 S., R.1 E., Union County, MS, Hydrologic Unit 08030201, Chickasaw Meridian, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on State Highway 30, 0.8 mi northeast of Etta, 3.8 mi upstream from Puskus Creek, 5.0 mi downstream from Locks Creek, 12.3 mi west of New Albany, and 55.0 mi upstream from head of Panola-Quitman Floodway.
DRAINAGE AREA - 526 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 897: Drainage area. WSP 1211: 1948, 1949(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1938 to current year. November 1936 to May 1937 (gage heights and discharge measurements only) in reports of U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg district. Prior to October 1971 published as Tallahatchie River at Etta.

Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 273 ft above NAVD of 1988, (Reference Frame NAD_83 (2011) (EPOCH:2010.0000), (GEOID18).  

Prior to August 25, 2022, datum of Gage was 273 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by U. S. Army Corps of Engineers). Nov. 23, 1936 to May 31, 1937, nonrecording gage at same site at datum 5.33 ft higher. Sept. 24, 1938, to Mar. 16, 1939, nonrecording gage, Mar. 17, 1939 to Aug. 25, 1952, water-stage recorder, and Aug. 26, 1952 to June 22, 1953, nonrecording gage, all at same site. Sept. 24, 1938, to Sept. 30, 1952, at datum 5.00 ft higher.

REMARKS - 10/01/2013-09/30/2014: Estimated daily discharges January 7-8, 28-30. Records good, except for estimated data which are considered poor. Satellite telemeter at station.

Maximum instantaneous discharge = 85,200 cfs on May 19, 1983.

Maximum instantaneous gage height = 29.37 feet on Nov. 30, 2001.