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Water-Year Summary for Site 08017118

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00480 Salinity(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
08017118 Calcasieu River at Cameron, LA
LOCATION - Lat 29°48'56", long 93°20'56" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Cameron Parish, LA, Hydrologic Unit 08080206, installed on a channel marker 1.0 miles north of Cameron Ferry, on state highway 82.
DRAINAGE AREA - Indeterminate.
REVISIONS HISTORY - CORRECTION: Minimum salinity for period of record incorrectly published during the 2009 water year. Actual minimum of 0.30 ppt occurred Nov. 11, 2002.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1997 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NAVD 88.
REMARKS - Site affected by wind and tide. Satellite telemetry at station. Site destroyed by Hurricane Rita.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum recorded gage height, 10.15 ft, Sep. 13, 2008; minimum gage height, -3.03 ft, Feb. 9, 2016.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1997 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: May 1997 to current year. SALINITY: October 2002 to current year. WATER TEMPERATURE: May 1997 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality monitor recording specific conductance and water temperature.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 58,000 microsiemens/cm, Aug. 5, 2009; minimum, 281 microsiemens/cm, Jan. 20, 2019. SALINITY: Maximum, 38.8 ppt, Aug. 5, 2009; minimum, 0.1 ppt, Jan. 20, 2019. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 34.2°C, June 6, 2015; minimum, 2.5°C, Jan. 3, 2001, Jan. 29, 2014.