USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
Valley and Ridge aquifers
LOCATION - Lat 35°07'50", long 85°04'58" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Hamilton County, TN, Hydrologic Unit 06020001, at Short Trail Spring Road 5.5 mi northwest of Ooltewah, TN. Owner: Savannah Valley Utility District.
WELL CHARACTERISTICS - Depth 72.96 ft. Upper casing diameter undefined; top of first opening 26 ft, bottom of last opening 72.96 ft. Drilled artesian well, diameter 8 in., depth 72.96 ft, cased to 26 ft, uncased below; former production well.
DATUM - Land-surface datum is 698.5 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Measuring point: MP IS BASE OF RECORDER SHELTER, 1.50 ft above land-surface datum, Dec. 16, 1988 to present.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1989 to current year.
GAGE - Water-level recorder -- 15-min. recording interval, until Dec. 19, 2007
Pressure transducer, rain gage, data logger, and cell phone modem -- 1-hr. recording interval Dec. 19, 2007, until Dec. 11, 2014
Pressure transducer, rain gage, SatLinkII data collection platform -- 30-min. recording interval Dec. 11, 2014, to current year.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Highest water level, 3.65 ft below land-surface datum, June 22, 1989; lowest, 54.29 ft below land-surface datum, Apr. 18, 1990.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Dec. 20, 2007, to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Unshielded, standard 8-inch diameter, tipping-bucket precipitation gage, without heater, mounted on top of gage house with the top of the collector approximately 8 ft. above ground surface.