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Beginning June 5, 2017, the USGS Ohio Water Science Center will begin transitioning to a new data management software package. While you may not notice this transition, problems or delays in updates for some sites may occur. We will actively monitor for problems and resolve them as quickly as possible.

USGS 03227500 Scioto River at Columbus OH


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Station operated in cooperation with the U.S.Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Columbus, Sewerage and Drainage Division.
 03227500 Scioto River at Columbus, OH
 LOCATION.--Lat 39°54'34", long 83°00'33", Franklin County, OH, Hydrologic 
     Unit 05060001, on right bank 2,740 ft downstream from bridge on Frank Road, 
     2.8 mi upstream from Scioto Big Run, and 5 mi downstream from Olentangy River.
 DRAINAGE AREA.--1,629 mi2.
 PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1920 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods,
     published in WSP 1305.
 REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 743: 1927(M). WSP 803: 1922-24, 1926-30, 1932-33. WSP 1908:Drainage area.
 REMARKS.--Flow regulated by Griggs Reservoir (see station 03221500), O'Shaughnessy 
     Reservoir (see station 03220500), and Delaware Lake upstream from station. Reported 
     streamflows include effluent discharges from the Jackson Pike Wastewater Treatment Plant. 
     Water-quality data formerly collected at this site.

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This station managed by the Columbus Field Office.

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All 2 Available Parameters for this site
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2017-05-26
00065 Gage height 2017-01-26  2017-05-26

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 1390 05-26-2017   16:30 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for May 26 based on 96 years of record more
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97 344 622 1390 1480 1540 11000

Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 7.49 05-26-2017   16:30 EDT
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