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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 03231500 Scioto River at Chillicothe OH


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Station operated in cooperation with Ross County, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the National Streamflow Information Program.
 03231500 Scioto River at Chillicothe, OH
 LOCATION.--Lat 39°20'29", long 82°58'16", Ross County, OH, Hydrologic 
     Unit 05060002, on right bank at north end of Chillicothe, Ohio, 1,400 ft 
     downstream from Bridge Street bridge, 7.4 mi upstream from Paint Creek, and 
     15.4 mi downstream from Deer Creek.
 DRAINAGE AREA.--3,849 mi2.
 PERIOD OF RECORD.--December 1913 to September 1914 (gage heights and discharge measurements only).
     October 1920 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in 
     WSP 1305. Gage-height records collected in this vicinity since 1907 are contained in 
     reports of the National Weather Service.
 REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 803: 1929(M). WSP 1908: Drainage area.
 REMARKS.--Flow regulated by 6 reservoirs 36 mi to 91 mi upstream from station. 
     Water-quality data formerly collected at this site

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Available Parameters Available Period
All 3 Available Parameters for this site
00011 Temperature, water 2017-01-27  2017-05-27
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2017-05-27
00065 Gage height 2017-01-27  2017-05-27

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 4500 05-27-2017   06:00 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for May 27 based on 96 years of record more
Median 75th
Mean Most Recent
Value May 27
290 1280 1960 4000 4050 4500 27700

Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 4.68 05-27-2017   06:00 EDT
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