LOCATION.--Lat 39°30'14", long 80°10'20",
referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Marion County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05020003,
on right downstream concrete and steel beam retaining wall 50 ft above highway bridge at Barrackville,
300 ft upstream from Finchs Run, and at mile 4.4.
DRAINAGE AREA.--116 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1907 to December 1908, May 1915 to May 1924, and August 1932 to current year
(daily discharge and peaks).
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 783: 1917(M). WSP 1335: 1916(M), 1918-20(M), 1921, 1922(M), 1924(M), 1933(M), 1940.
WDR WV-97-1: Drainage area. WDR WV-04-1: 2001(M), 2002(M), 2003(M). WDR-US-2009: 1950(M).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 883.63 ft above NAVD88.
Prior to Oct. 1, 2000, water-stage recorder at site 0.2 mi upstream at same datum.
Prior to Dec. 6, 1940, nonrecording gage 0.2 mi upstream. Prior to June 4, 1943, at datum 1.98 ft higher.
Datums published in error, Oct. 1985 to Sept. 1990.
REMARKS.--Flow from 5.20 mi2 is partially controlled, but not diverted,
by three floodwater-detention reservoirs. Some additional
regulation at low flow from mine pumpage above station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood in July 1912 reached a stage of about 18 ft,
at site 0.2 mi upstream at present datum, discharge, 11,600 ft3/s.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD (WQ).--SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: June 1979 to September 1981.
WATER TEMPERATURE: June 1979 to September 1981.
SUSPENDED SEDIMENT RECORDS: June 1979 to September 1981.
INSTRUMENTATION (WQ).--Suspended-sediment samples were taken once daily by an observer
and hourly by automatic sampler on rises.
This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District
State of West Virginia
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?