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  • USGS 01648000 ROCK CREEK AT SHERRILL DRIVE WASHINGTON, DC

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    LOCATION.--Lat 38°58'21.0", long 77°02'24.0", Washington, DC, Hydrologic Unit 02070010, 
       on left bank 125 ft downstream from Sherrill Drive Bridge in Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC, 
       and 7.5 mi upstream from mouth.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--62.2 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1929 to current year.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 148.14 ft above North American 
       Vertical Datum of 1988. 
    REMARKS.--Flow affected by two upstream reservoirs which control flow from about 25 mi2. Needwood 
       Lake on Rock Creek since Sept. 1966 and Bernard Frank Lake on North Branch Rock Creek since February 1968. 
       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 District of Columbia 
       Department of the Environment, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
    
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    This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center, Baltimore office.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 2 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-23
    00065 Gage height 2014-04-25  2014-08-23

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 46   08-23-2014  06:15 EST
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 23 based on 84 years of record more
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    (1930)
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    Value Aug 23
    Mean Max
    (1933)
    1.4 11 21 35 46 55 746


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2.20   08-23-2014  06:15 EST
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