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Water-Year Summary for Site 03324500

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00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Obs.)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 40°48'42", long 85°41'02" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 NE 1/4 sec.12, T.27 N., R.7 E., Wabash County, IN, Hydrologic Unit 05120102, on right bank, 0.4 mi downstream from Salamonie Lake, 1.5 mi northwest of Dora, and 3.0 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 557 mi². drainage area derived from the "Drainage Areas of Indiana Streams" publication
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1275: 1931(M), 1932, 1933(M), 1935-36(M), 1938-40(M), 1941-42, 1945, 1952. WSP 1335: 1934(M). WSP 1555: 1952, 1955-56(M), 1957. WSP 2109: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 1923 to September 1976 (discharge). October 1976 to September 2001 (discharge provided by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). October 2001 to current year (gage height only). Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1305.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder.  Datum of gage is 673.33 feet above the North American Vertical Datum of 1988 or 673.96 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, (levels by State of Indiana, Department of Natural Resources).  Prior to Oct. 1, 1951, non-recording gage at site 1.5 mi upstream at datum 14.63 ft higher, (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) and Oct. 1, 1951, to Oct. 8, 1961, water-stage recorder located on left bank 2,000 ft upstream at datum 5.81 ft higher, (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers), Oct. 9, 1961, to Sept. 30, 1974, water-stage recorder at site described in "LOCATION" paragraph.
COOPERATION - Records of daily discharge provided by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers October 1976 to September 2001.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by Salamonie Lake since April 1967.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - (October 2001 to current year) maximum gage height, 11.74 ft, June 29, 2015; minimum gage height, 2.07 ft, Sept. 11, 2013. (November 1923 to September 1976) maximum discharge, 16,500 ft³/s, May 18, 1943; maximum gage height, 14.75 ft, May 18, 1943 from graph based on gage readings, site and datum then in use; minimum discharge, 0.70 ft³/s, Oct. 30, 1968, result of abnormal regulation.
PERIOD OF RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE:October 1987 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Temperature recorder.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 28.2°C, Aug. 4, 1997 and Aug. 29, 2010; minimum, -0.4°C, Mar. 3 and 4, 2007.