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USGS 03261500 Great Miami River at Sidney OH


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Station operated in cooperation with the Miami Conservancy District.
 03261500 Great Miami River at Sidney, OH
 LOCATION.--Lat 40°17'13", long 84°09'00", Shelby County, OH, Hydrologic 
     Unit 05080001, on right bank 50 ft upstream from North Street bridge in Sidney, 
     and 0.5 mi downstream from Tawawa Creek
 DRAINAGE AREA.--541 mi2.
 PERIOD OF RECORD.--February 1914 to current year. Prior to October 1962, published 
     as Miami River at Sidney.
 REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1305: 1914(M), 1922(M). WSP 1908: Drainage area.
 REMARKS.--Pumpage for City of Sidney averaged 5.11 ft3/s in 2012 and is returned as 
     treated waste water 1.2 mi downstream from the station. Some regulation by Indian 
     Lake, 28 mi upstream, capacity, 45,900 acre-ft; water diverted into Miami and Erie 
     Canal at Port Jefferson, 2.8 mi upstream, prior to 1926; amount of diversion not 
     published. Sediment data formerly collected at this site
 EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.-- Flood of Mar. 25, 1913, reached a stage of 19.6 ft, 
     present datum; discharge, 44,000 ft3/s, computed by Miami Conservancy District

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All 5 Available Parameters for this site
00021 Temperature, air 2017-01-26  2017-05-26
00045 Precipitation 2017-01-26  2017-05-26
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2017-05-26
00065 Gage height 2017-01-26  2017-05-26
70969 DCP battery voltage 2017-04-20  2017-05-26

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 800 05-26-2017   13:30 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for May 26 based on 91 years of record more
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53 152 238 499 529 800 5570

Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.11 05-26-2017   13:30 EDT
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