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USGS 03270000 Mad River near Dayton OH


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Station operated in cooperation with the Miami Conservancy District.
 03270000 Mad River near Dayton, OH
 LOCATION.-- Lat 39°47'50", long 84°05'19", Greene County, OH, Hydrologic 
     Unit 05080001, on left bank in retarding basin 300 ft upstream from Huffman 
     Dam, 2.3 mi downstream from Mud Run, 6.2 mi northeast of Dayton, and at mile 6.1.
 DRAINAGE AREA.-- 635 mi2.
 PERIOD OF RECORD.-- October 1914 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods,
     published in WSP 1305.
 REVISED RECORDS.-- WSP 453: 1915. WSP 743: 1929-32. WSP 1305: 1916(M), 1925(M) 1930-32(M). 
     WSP 1908: Drainage area. WDR-OH-82-1: 1980.
 REMARKS.-- Flood flow regulated by Huffman retarding basin beginning in 1921, some regulation 
     by C. J. Brown Reservoir 26 mi upstream on Buck Creek beginning in 1974. Water quality 
     data was formerly collected on left bank 900 ft. downstream. Stage affected by backwater 
     from Huffman Dam.
 EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.-- Flood of Mar. 25, 1913, reached a stage of 10.0 ft (measured
     2,690 ft northwest of gage) relative to a datum of 777.0 ft COE 1912, discharge 75,700 ft3/s, 
     computed by Miami Conservancy District.

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All 4 Available Parameters for this site
00045 Precipitation 2017-02-28  2017-06-28
00060 Discharge 1990-10-01  2017-06-28
00065 Gage height 2017-02-28  2017-06-28
70969 DCP battery voltage 2017-04-26  2017-06-28

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Most recent instantaneous value: 695 06-28-2017   16:30 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jun 28 based on 43 years of record more
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151 383 559 647 695 787 2080

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Most recent instantaneous value: 3.30 06-28-2017   17:30 EDT
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