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During cold weather, ice effects on stage, groundwater levels, precipitation and water quality parameters at some stream-gaging stations and wells are likely. Data values reported on these pages may be significantly higher or lower than actual values. Adjustment of data for ice effects can only be done after detailed analysis. Users are encouraged to contact this office for more information on specific stream-gaging stations or wells.
LOCATION.--Lat 39°36'44.5", long 77°14'14.8" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Carroll County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 02070009, on left bank 300 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 194, 800 ft downstream from Bruceville, 3.5 mi upstream from Detour and confluence with Little Pipe Creek. DRAINAGE AREA.--102 mi2. PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1947 to current year. Prior to December 1947, monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1302. GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage and concrete control. Datum of gage is 336.21 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. REMARKS.--Occasional diversion for irrigation upstream from station. U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station. Water-quality records for some prior periods have been collected at this location. COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Maryland Geological Survey, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
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