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			03091500 MAHONING RIVER AT PRICETOWN, OHIO

LOCATION.--Lat 41007'53", long 80058'17", in T.2 N., R.5 W., Mahoning County, Hydrologic Unit 05030103, on left bank 
0.3 mi downstream from Milton Dam, 0.5 mi southwest of Pricetown, and 3 mi upstream from Kale Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--273 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1929 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 728: 1930(M). WSP 1907: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 905.00 ft above sea level. Prior to Aug. 14, 1929, nonrecording gage 
at same site and datum.
REMARKS.--No estimated daily discharges. Records good. Flow regulated by Berlin Lake beginning 1942 and Milton 
Reservoir 1923. Diversion upstream from station from Berlin Lake for part of municipal supply of Mahoning Valley 
Sanitary District. Water-quality data collected at this site. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter 
at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 6,770 ft3/s Jan. 25, 1937, gage height, 15.01 ft, from rating    
curve extended above 4,200 ft3/s on basis of velocity-area studies.


                   DISCHARGE, CUBIC FEET PER SECOND, WATER YEAR OCTOBER 1996 TO SEPTEMBER 1997                   
                                                DAILY MEAN VALUES                                                
 
 DAY       OCT      NOV      DEC      JAN      FEB      MAR      APR      MAY      JUN      JUL      AUG      SEP
 
   1       746      520      975     1210      560      499       43       34      862      268      193      203
   2       861      298      971      795      560      513       43       34      662      268      193      203
   3       689      298      966      393      560      509       42       34      733      253      195      203
   4       488      298      842      393      491      596       41       34     1110      242      195      203
   5       425      298      767      393      496      702       41       34     1300      242      195      201
 
   6       425      265      767      494      619      351       41       34     1360      242      195      201
   7       390      245      767      560      722      598       41       34     1370      240      195      201
   8       290      247      767      468      722      746       41       34     1370      241      196      199
   9       138      247      767      303      722      606       41       34     1310      240      199      198
  10        68      331      702      162      722      594       41       34     1230      237      201      198
 
  11        68      528      466      109      533      952       41       35     1210      236      201      198
  12        67      838      349      111      297     1080       45       34      960      231      201      198
  13        66      967      521      134      222      949       42       35      685      228      201      198
  14        64      966      840      111      178      761       41       55      617      223      201      198
  15        64      965      843      111      149      763       41       69      619      219      202      178
 
  16        64      961      978      108      149      763       41       69      625      215      204      153
  17       107      951     1060      107      149     1000       42       69      842      209      204      155
  18       137      950     1200      107      149     1150       41       71      971      205      203      156
  19       139      844     1240      107      374     1150       40       73     1200      201      203      154
  20       139      771     1240      107      658      936       40      158     1330      196      203      159
 
  21       376      622     1240       74      844      518       40      214     1150      195      203      158
  22       612      375     1240       55     1060      298       40      215      999      195      203      158
  23       877      292     1240       54     1170      298       40      175      656      195      203      157
  24      1040      292     1240       54      842      191       40      151      300      195      203      156
  25      1040      293     1240       55      393      120       35      155      301      195      203      156
 
  26      1020      293     1240       54      213       72       35      152      300      195      203      154
  27      1020      638     1230       82      470       44       35      387      301      195      203      156
  28       894      976     1230      233      738       44       35      832      301      193      203      170
  29       811      974     1220      462      ---       44       35      816      300      193      203      168
  30       811      971     1220      561      ---       44       35      809      280      193      203      153
  31       811      ---     1220      560      ---       44      ---      849      ---      193      203      ---
 
 TOTAL   14747    17514    30588     8527    14762    16935     1199     5763    25254     6773     6213     5343
 MEAN      476      584      987      275      527      546     40.0      186      842      218      200      178
 MAX      1040      976     1240     1210     1170     1150       45      849     1370      268      204      203
 MIN        64      245      349       54      149       44       35       34      280      193      193      153
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1942 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN      232      239      278      271      323      373      286      279      279      234      252      264
 MAX       855      891      987     1059     1211     1098      867     1324      983      582      904     1134
 (WY)     1991     1986     1997     1991     1959     1956     1994     1996     1947     1990     1958     1975
 MIN      61.8     37.9     28.3     47.0     31.4     11.1     10.0     21.5     37.0     41.6     92.9     77.2
 (WY)     1943     1966     1966     1966     1967     1944     1944     1943     1971     1982     1942     1942
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1942 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                      185451                     153618                                             
 ANNUAL MEAN                          507                        421                        275                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        490              1975
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                         131              1966
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  2430     May 14            1370     Jun  7            3370       Jun 10 1947
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                     18     Jan 20              34     May  1                .40    Nov  9 1941
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM              26     Jan  5              34     May  1                .94    Feb 24 1945
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        1560     Dec 18            4120       Apr 10 1942
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                          5.85  Dec 18              10.62    Apr 10 1942
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                           34     May  1                .40    Nov  9 1941
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                  1220                       1010                        676                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   292                        233                        178                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    50                         41                         59                  
 


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