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Data collected by the MD-DE-DC USGS Water Science Center are reported in Eastern Standard Time (EST) year-round.

Updated June 23, 2016: USGS streamflow monitoring will soon be discontinued at the following sites:
  • Sites to be discontinued July 1, 2016
  • 01487150 BUCKS BRANCH NEAR ATLANTA, DE (2014 to present)
  • 01594963 NYDEGGER RUN NEAR GORMAN, MD (2013 to present)
  • 01596050 SAVAGE RIVER NEAR AVILTON, MD (2013 to present)
  • 01597000 CRABTREE CREEK NEAR SWANTON, MD (1948 to present)
  • 03076700 BUFFALO RUN NEAR FRIENDSVILLE, MD (2013 to present)
  • 03076800 MILL RUN AT MINERAL SPRING, MD (2013 to present)
Currently, data collection activities at these sites (map) are funded jointly by the USG S and partner agencies through the USGS Cooperative Water Program. Lack of partner funding for these sites will result in discontinuation of all monitoring activities. Questions or concerns can be directed to Jon Dillow (jjdillow@usgs.gov; 443-498-5524).

  • Recently Discontinued
  • 01598650 SAND SPRING RUN AT FROSTBURG, MD (2006 to 2016)



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LOCATION.--Lat 39°30'09.9", long 79°07'26.3", Garrett County, Hydrologic Unit 02070002,
   on left bank 0.7 mi downstream from Savage River Dam, 1.1 mi downstream from Crabtree Creek, 3.2 mi
   northwest of Bloomington, and 3.7 mi upstream from mouth.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1948 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1432: 1955. WDR MD-DE-96-1: 1986(P).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,275.94 ft above North American 
   Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS.--Diversions upstream from station by Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and by cities of Frostburg
   and Westernport for municipal supply. Flow regulated by Savage River Reservoir beginning December 1950,
   capacity 20,000 acre-ft. Adjusted for change in reservoir contents from December 1950 to September 2011.
   U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite data-collection platform at station. Upper
   Potomac River Commission gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 9,190 ft3/s, Sept. 7, 1996,
   gage height, 10.09 ft; minimum discharge, 0.35 ft3/s, Oct. 27, 1966.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Upper Potomac River Commission,
   and the U.S. Geological Survey.
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This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center, Frostburg office.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 3 Available Parameters for this site
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-06-29
00065 Gage height 2016-03-01  2016-06-29
00010 Temperature, water 2012-10-01  2016-06-29

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 55   06-29-2016  09:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jun 29 based on 65 years of record more
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14 41 55 59 76 101 1250

Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.58   06-29-2016  09:15 EST
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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 13.5   06-29-2016  09:00 EST
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