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    LOCATION.--Lat 37°43'27", long 80°38'30", 
          referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Monroe County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05050003, 
          on left bank 400 ft upstream from highway bridge at Alderson, 0.5 mi upstream from Muddy Creek, 
          and at mile 29.2.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--1,364 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1895 to current year (daily discharge and peaks, 
          monthly discharge only for some periods published in WSP 1305).
    REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 536: 1907-9. WSP 803: 1918(M). WSP 953: 1930-41. 
          WSP 1275:1897, 1905, 1910, 1914(M), 1915-16, 1917(M), 1919-20(M), 1924-25(M), 1927(M), 1929, 1949, 
          WDR WV-82-1: Drainage area. WDR WV-97-1: 1930(M), 1932(M), 1935-37(M), 1939(P), 1943(P), 1946(M), 
          1955(P), 1963(M), 1967(M), 1974(M), 1977(M).
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 1,529.01 ft above 
          NAVD 88 (1,529.57 ft above NGVD 29, corrected). Prior to Oct. 15, 1929, nonrecording gage at bridge 400 ft downstream at same datum.
    PERIOD OF RECORD (WQ).--April 2007 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.
    What is a shift adjusted stage-discharge rating?

    This station managed by the Marion, VA Field Office.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 6 Available Parameters for this site
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-22
    00010 Temperature, water 2007-10-01  2014-08-22
    00095 Specific cond at 25C 2007-10-01  2014-08-22
    00400 pH 2007-11-01  2014-08-22
    00300 Dissolved oxygen 2007-11-01  2014-08-22
    00065 Gage height 2014-04-24  2014-08-22

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 174   08-22-2014  05:45 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 22 based on 119 years of record more
    Most Recent
    Value Aug 22
    Median 75th
    Mean Max
    35 148 174 255 540 645 10400

    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2.36   08-22-2014  05:45 EDT
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