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USGS 03070500 BIG SANDY CREEK AT ROCKVILLE, WV

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LOCATION.--Lat 39°37'18.3", long 79°42'16.1", 
       referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Preston County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05020004, 
       on right bank just downstream from highway bridge at Rockville, and at mile 5.0.
DRAINAGE AREA.--200 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--May 1909 to March 1918, and April 1921 to current year (daily discharge and peaks).
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 583: 1912(M), 1922-23. WSP 643: Drainage area. WSP 923: 1939. WSP 1173: 1930-34(M,m). 
      WSP 1335: 1910-18, 1921, 1922-24(M), 1928(M), 1930-43(M). WDR WV-97-1: 1922(P), 1924(P). 
      WDR-US-08: 1912(M), 1916(M), 1917(M), 1933(M), 1941(M), 1949(M), 1955(M), 1956(M), 1963(M), 1966(M), 1967(M), 
      1972(M), 1986(M), 1996(P), 2000(M). WDR-US-2008: 1922. WDR-US-2009: 1981(M).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Elevation of gage is approximately 1,309.57 ft 
      above NAVD 88 (VERTCON conversion of 1,310 ft above NGVD 29, from topographic map). 
      Prior to Oct. 4, 1924, nonrecording gages at highway bridge at same datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of July 10, 1888, reached a 
        stage of about 20 ft, discharge, about 30,000 ft3/s.
This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with:
        First Energy Corporation
        U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District
        State of West Virginia

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All 3 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-07-31
00065 Gage height 2014-04-02  2014-07-31
00045 Precipitation 2014-04-02  2014-07-31

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 160   07-31-2014  21:15 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 31 based on 102 years of record more
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(1953)
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Value Jul 31
Max
(1978)
4.3 22 47 126 135 160 2110


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 4.57   07-31-2014  21:15 EDT
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