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Water-Year Summary for Site 02145910

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Mean,Min.)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
02145910 CATAWBA RIVER BELOW LAKE WYLIE DAM AT FEWELL ISLAND, SC
LOCATION - Lat 35°00'59.11", long 81°00'05.63" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, York County, SC, Hydrologic Unit 03050103,
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,020 mi².  
REVISIONS HISTORY - Reference gage heights were revised for site visits 11/12/21, 12/03/21, and 1/5/22 due to levels on 3/2/22.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 2018 to present.
GAGE - Sutron CBS non-submersible pressure transducer sensor connected to a Sutron Satlink 3 DCP housed in aluminum box on a tripod. The CBS is referenced to a OSSP. YSI 600 oms probe is used to collect dissolved oxygen and temperature data. Zlinx 900mhz Modbus radio sends dissolved oxygen 15 minute values to the dam.
REMARKS -
Stage only prior to September 13, 2019
Gage-height records are generally good. Discharge records are generally fair except for estimated discharges, which are poor. 
Additional details on the accuracy of the records can be obtained by contacting the USGS South Atlantic Water Science Center at gs-w-nc_nwisweb_data_inquiries@usgs.gov.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -

For STAGE only period prior to September 13, 2019:
Maximum gage height: 27.37 ft, June 10, 2019
Minimum gage height: 3.72 ft, March 8, 2018

For Water Year 2020 - Present:
Maximum gage height: 23.96 ft, February 7, 2020
Maximum Discharge: 57,000 cfs, February 7, 2020

WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2018 to present
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -

WATER TEMPERATURE: Water years April 2018 - present

DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Water years April 2018 - present

INSTRUMENTATION - YSI Model 600 OMS probe
REMARKS - Data is typically collected from the months of April through November.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -

WATER TEMPERATURE:
Maximum Recorded: 30.6 degrees C, August 9, 2020.
Minimum Recorded: 11.1 degrees C, November 29, 2018.

DISSOLVED OXYGEN:
Maximum Recorded: 11.9 mg/L, November 17, 2018.
Minimum Recorded: 0.3 mg/L, September 8, 2018.