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			03145000 SOUTH FORK LICKING RIVER NEAR HEBRON, OHIO

LOCATION.--Lat 39059'19", long 82028'30", in NW 1/4 sec. 3, T.1 N., R.12 W., Licking County, Hydrologic Unit 05040006, 
on right bank at upstream side of bridge on county road, 800 ft downstream from Beaver Run, 2.3 mi north of Hebron, 
and 2.5 mi upstream from Ramp Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--133 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1939 to September 1948, July 1968 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 923: 1940. WSP 1033: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 856.08 ft above sea level. Prior to Sept. 13, 1974, nonrecording gage 
at same site and datum.
REMARKS.--Records good except for periods of estimated record, which are fair. Occasional regulation by Buckeye Lake, 
capacity, 27,300 acre-ft, on unnamed tributary 5.6 mi upstream from station. Occasional diversion from Buckeye 
Lake into Jonathan Creek, which bypasses station. Water-quality data collected at this site. U.S. Army Corps of 
Engineers satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Jan. 21, 1959, reached a stage of 12.4 ft present datum, from flood 
marks; discharge 5,880 ft3/s, by slope-area measurement.

	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        41     11       1290      166      154      184       92       54     1080      255      323       44
   2        27     10        896      155      139     1230       71       42     1180      123       71       40
   3        19     10        331      146      134      752       64      357     1050      128       57       33
   4        15      9.9      251      137      567      314       58      498      555       57       71       29
   5        12     10        267      195     1250      229       57      198      356       42       69       27
 
   6        11     11        294      195      468      361       84      188      289       36       45       26
   7        12     19        280      148      323      199       66      149      255       32       36       26
   8        15    102        258     e110      266      145       48      148      197       28       32       23
   9        18     79        248      e96      231      150       41      205       57       31       29       20
  10        18     57        251      e84      212      738       38      163       46       36       26       96
 
  11        13     52        242      e80      194      275       37      124       38       30       66       90
  12        11     43        291      e74      180      162       55       84       34       27       47       66
  13        12     35        332      e72      159      124      134       66      590       25       98       47
  14        13     31        240      e80      157      513       82       57     1160       24       98       35
  15        12     82        206      e86      154      522       61       90      267       23      204       32
 
  16        12    189        185      e76      137      187       54       58      266       16      215       26
  17        12    186        867      e70      122      141       53       47     1780       15     1500       25
  18        21    191        809      e62      128      130       49       58     2000       16     2260       22
  19        44    193        402      e66      197      191       44       83     2350       17     1770       20
  20        30    185        277      e70      226      147       40       73     1640       14     1110       27
 
  21        21    179       e210       78      215      116       37       47      597       12      885       22
  22        18    175       e200       98      174       96       36       39      287       14      649       19
  23        20    172       e210      178      131       79       34       34      109       25      368       19
  24        22    168       1130      134      111       71       33       31       83       44      243       16
  25        15    190        506      552       98       75       32       84       62       58      231       15
 
  26        13    678        210      235       99      143       36      235       72       50      149       14
  27        14    426        217      286      148      119       35      102       58     2670      102       12
  28        15    287        242      839      129       91       54       60       44     4560       78       12
  29        15    248        232      310      ---       99       57       47       43     2680       63       14
  30        29    356        203      205      ---      104       44       49       78     1130       54       18
  31        17      ---      182      171      ---      113      ---       85      ---      492       49      ---
 
 TOTAL     567   4384.9    11759     5254     6503     7800     1626     3555    16623    12710    10998      915
 MEAN     18.3      146      379      169      232      252     54.2      115      554      410      355     30.5
 MAX        44      678     1290      839     1250     1230      134      498     2350     4560     2260       96
 MIN        11      9.9      182       62       98       71       32       31       34       12       26       12
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1940 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)                                 
 
 MEAN     42.0      185      208      192      253      262      238      173      139      104     73.8     49.0
 MAX       177      858      666      460      536      860      616      768      554      572      503      607
 (WY)     1976     1986     1991     1991     1990     1945     1970     1996     1997     1992     1979     1979
 MIN      4.79     3.50     7.77     12.7     32.7     27.2     25.6     4.07     8.43     4.92     3.48     4.70
 (WY)     1945     1945     1944     1944     1944     1941     1941     1941     1988     1944     1942     1991
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1940 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                       92564.3                    82694.9                                           
 ANNUAL MEAN                          253                        227                        160                  
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                        273              1979
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                          56.9            1941
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                  2250     May 10            4560     Jul 28            4560       Jul 28 1997
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                      7.0   Sep  2               9.9   Nov  4                .00    Aug 22 1942
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM               7.3   Aug 30              11     Oct 31                .87    Aug 30 1942
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                        5050     Jul 28            5200       Mar  6 1945
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                         12.27  Jul 28              12.27    Jul 28 1997
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                            9.6   Nov  3                .00    Aug 22 1942
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   684                        509                        428                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   110                         85                         48                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    11                         17                          8.0                
 
e Estimated.


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