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  • USGS 01611500 CACAPON RIVER NEAR GREAT CACAPON, WV

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    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.
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    This station managed by the Leetown Field Office.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 6 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00010 Temperature, water 2007-10-01  2014-09-02
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-02
    00095 Specific cond at 25C 2007-10-01  2014-09-02
    00400 pH 2007-10-01  2014-09-02
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-05  2014-09-02
    00300 Dissolved oxygen 2007-10-01  2014-09-02

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    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

    Most recent instantaneous value: 26.2   09-02-2014  19:30 EDT
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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 180   09-02-2014  19:30 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 2 based on 90 years of record more
    Min
    (1966)
    25th
    percen-
    tile
    Median Mean 75th
    percen-
    tile
    Most Recent
    Instantaneous
    Value Sep 2
    Max
    (1975)
    32 63 86 138 153 180 1090


    Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius

    Most recent instantaneous value: 195   09-02-2014  19:30 EDT
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    pH, water, unfiltered, field, standard units

    Most recent instantaneous value: 8.0   09-02-2014  19:30 EDT
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    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 1.89   09-02-2014  19:30 EDT
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    Dissolved oxygen, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter

    Most recent instantaneous value: 7.7   09-02-2014  19:30 EDT
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