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


USGS 01597500 SAVAGE RIV BL SAVAGE RIV DAM NEAR BLOOMINGTON, MD

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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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.
DRAINAGE AREA.--106 mi2
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
  
00010 Temperature, water 2012-10-01  2016-09-27
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-09-27
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2016-09-27

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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 17.9   09-27-2016   13:00 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 44   09-27-2016   13:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 27 based on 65 years of record more
Min
(1951)
Most Recent
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Value Sep 27
25th
percen-
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Max
(1975)
8.1 44 53 69 86 94 433


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.44   09-27-2016   13:15 EST
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