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    USGS 03196600 ELK RIVER NEAR FRAMETOWN, WV

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    LOCATION.--Lat 38°35'32", long 80°53'05", 
          referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Braxton County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05050007, 
          on right bank opposite mouth of Birch River, at village of Glendon, 2.2 mi upstream from Strange Creek, 
          3.2 mi southwest of Frametown, and at mile 82.6.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--751 mi2, included that of Birch River.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1958 to September 1981 (daily discharge and annual maxima), 
          October 1981 to September 1993 (daily mean gage height and annual maxima), 
          October 1993 to September 2000 (annual maxima), October 2000 to September 2001 (annual maximum gage height), 
          October 2001 to September 2002 (annual maxima), October 2002 to September 2008 (annual maximum gage height), 
          October 2008 to current year (annual maximum and minimum gage height).
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 774.82 ft above 
          NAVD 88 (775.42 ft above NGVD 29). Prior to Mar. 25, 1959, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
    REMARKS.--Flow regulated since 1960 by Sutton Dam.
    PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD (WQ).--WATER TEMPERATURE: November 1960 to September 1966, June to September 1967, 
          October 1971 to September 1975.
    This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with:
            U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District
    
            Real-time stage data are available for the previous 31 days
            Recent data (daily) are available for the previous 18 months
                    RECENT DATA ARE NOT ARCHIVED BEYOND 18 MONTHS
                    EXCEPT FOR THE ANNUAL MAXIMUM GAGE HEIGHT
    
    This station managed by the Charleston Field Office.

    Available Parameters Period of Record
    All 2 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.) 1960-11-09  1975-09-30
    00060 Discharge(Mean) 1958-10-01  1981-09-30

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    Summary of all available data for this site
    Instantaneous-data availability statement
    *** There are no data available on the Waterdata system for time period specified,
        although data may available in the files of the local USGS office operating the station.