LOCATION.--Lat 39°34'56", long 78°18'36",
referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Morgan County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 02070003,
on left bank at Rock Ford, 3.0 mi southwest of Great Cacapon, and at mile 6.1.
DRAINAGE AREA.--675 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--December 1922 to September 1995, and October 1996 to current year
(daily discharge and peaks).
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 800: 1924(M). WSP 921: Drainage area. WSP 951: 1936-37.
WSP 1552: 1925-26(M), 1928-1929(M), 1932. WDR WV-97-1: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter.
Datum of gage is 456.60 ft above NAVD 88 (GPS levels). Prior to Nov. 10, 1933,
nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS.--High end of rating not confirmed above 3,000 ft3/s
since cableway removed in July 1992.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood in May 1889 reached a stage of
about 24.7 ft, from floodmarks, discharge, 57,500 ft3/s.
PERIOD OF RECORD (WQ).--June 2005 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD (WQ).--SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: April 2007 to current year.
pH: April 2007 to current year.
WATER TEMPERATURE: April 2007 to current year.
DISSOLVED OXYGEN: April 2007 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION (WQ).--Water-quality monitor April 2007 to current year.
This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with:
State of West Virginia
Continuous water-quality monitor maintained in cooperation with:
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection,
Division of Water and Waste Management
Current shift adjusted stage-discharge
rating table. These tab delimited tables are updated daily and can
change frequently. If you use these ratings, it is important that you
update often so that you have the most current version.
This station managed by the Charleston Field Office.
What is a
shift adjusted stage-discharge rating?