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			03129000 TUSCARAWAS RIVER AT NEWCOMERSTOWN, OHIO

LOCATION.--Lat 40015'41", long 81036'33", in T.5 N., R.3 W., Tuscarawas County, Hydrologic Unit 05040001, on right 
bank 150 ft upstream from highway bridge, 0.2 mi south of Newcomerstown, 2 mi upstream from Buckhorn Creek, and 
4 mi downstream from Dunlap Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--2,443 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--September 1921 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 728: 1929(M). WSP 873: 1935. WSP 1907: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 780.00 ft above sea level. Gage located 1.5 mi upstream from 1921 to 
Oct. 1, 1934. From 1921 to Sept. 28, 1925, non-recording gage at 785.03 ft above sea level. From Sept. 28, 1925 
to Oct. 1, 1934, recording gage at 785.03 ft above sea level. Gage moved to current location Oct. 1, 1934. From 
Oct. 1, 1934 to July 17, 1935, recording gage at 780.03 ft above sea level. From July 18, 1935 to Feb. 13, 1939, 
non-recording gage at 780.03 ft above sea level. From Feb. 13, 1939 to present, recording gage at 780.00 ft above 
sea level.
REMARKS.--Records good except for periods of estimated record, which are fair. Diversion from basin at Portage Lakes 
(see REMARKS for station 03117000). Flow regulated by eight flood-control reservoirs at points 40 mi to 64 mi 
upstream. Water-quality data collected at this site. U.S. Army of Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at 
station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood in March 1913 reached a stage of about 21.5 ft, at site and datum used 
prior to Oct. 1, 1934, discharge, 83,000 ft3/s computed by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

	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      2940     2030     5810     3940     2840     4770     2850     2250     6470     1380      622      641
   2      1800     1800     8530     2940     2380     5130     2750     2100     8470     1450      605      603
   3      1410     1670     9300     2970     2190     7630     2500     2190     8610     1620      607      590
   4      1180     1540     8550     2930     2410     8170     2340     2900     8440     1440      600      595
   5      1020     1450     6820     2900     5680     6870     2240     3260     8520     1240      617      575
 
   6       941     1420     5820     3700     7950     7330     2180     2990     7820     1110      668      545
   7       886     1500     4650     4350     6740     8860     2130     2730     6430     1020      617      523
   8       846     3090     3900     4020     4420     8870     2030     2580     4810     1010      559      514
   9       836     5770     3500     3460     3520     7710     1890     2790     5130     1010      535      505
  10       924     6130     3440     3160     3110     8420     1790     3300     5220     1130      522      550
 
  11      1040     5700     3420     2800     2820     9360     1710     3180     4750     1160      510      717
  12       984     5030     7080     2140     2720     8870     1720     2920     4010     1020      519      809
  13       884     3950     9370     1890     2510     7550     3340     2720     4220      931      598      819
  14       813     3580     9380    e1800     2360     6950     5090     2530     4390      862      834      718
  15       764     3180     8870    e1700     2380     7380     4260     2480     3980      829      739      632
 
  16       817     2960     8210    e1800     2310     7410     3330     2560     2970      808      779      581
  17       902     2880     7680    e1600     2110     5690     3010     2490     3180      792     1170      552
  18       973     2850     8980    e1500     2010     4570     3090     2300     4560      775     1570      532
  19      2440     3170     8750    e1500     2630     4100     3140     3460     6390      821     2000      513
  20      4520     3290     7090    e1450     4750     3790     2810     5280     6330      955     1790      522
 
  21      4920     3020     6130    e1400     5060     3390     2540     4950     5170      790     1630      876
  22      4480     2760     5960    e1700     4900     3130     2290     3990     4020      728     1560     1170
  23      3520     2580     6080     2460     4430     2990     2200     3450     3100      844     1320      875
  24      2980     2470     6800     3040     3460     2780     2160     2900     2640      854     1020      684
  25      2710     2420     7940     3620     2930     2590     2130     3170     2310      811      934      597
 
  26      2180     3700     7580     4560     2700     2660     2120     8830     2050      773     1200      564
  27      1770     6820     5810     3650     2780     3260     1970     9310     1900      738     1240      532
  28      1590     7440     4930     4400     4440     3390     2030     9080     1810      724      980      511
  29      1560     5830     4920     6430      ---     2990     2500     7730     1630      758      904      483
  30      1610     4200     5410     5770      ---     2840     2510     6220     1470      708      783      472
  31      1730      ---     4730     3820      ---     2790      ---     5940      ---      666      701      ---
 
 TOTAL   55970   104230   205440    93400    98540   172240    76650   122580   140800    29757    28733    18800
 MEAN     1805     3474     6627     3013     3519     5556     2555     3954     4693      960      927      627
 MAX      4920     7440     9380     6430     7950     9360     5090     9310     8610     1620     2000     1170
 MIN       764     1420     3420     1400     2010     2590     1710     2100     1470      666      510      472
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1922 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN      955     1709     2618     3356     3920     4975     4318     3098     2146     1499     1149      962
 MAX      4257     7201     8471    16130     9762    11090     7909     9194     8339     7663     8648     4882
 (WY)     1991     1986     1928     1937     1959     1945     1948     1996     1981     1969     1935     1926
 MIN       227      253      255      354      422      969     1155      541      430      291      233      245
 (WY)     1931     1931     1931     1931     1934     1931     1925     1934     1988     1930     1930     1930
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1922 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                     1460725                    1147140                                             
 ANNUAL MEAN                         3991                       3143                       2552                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                       4227              1980
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                         967              1931
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                 12400     Jan 20            9380     Dec 14           45000       Jan 26 1937
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                    491     Sep  5             472     Sep 30             170       Aug  6 1930
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM             512     Aug 31             544     Sep  4             197       Dec 18 1930
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        9890     May 27           46800       Jan 26 1937
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                          7.55  May 27              20.65    Jan 26 1937
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                          472     Sep 30             216       Aug 15 1944
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                  9270                       7080                       6620                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                  2950                       2590                       1470                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   818                        678                        416                  
 
e Estimated.


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