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USGS 01595800 NORTH BRANCH POTOMAC RIVER AT BARNUM, WV

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LOCATION.-- Lat 39°26'42.4", long 79°06'38.9", Mineral County, W. Va., Hydrologic Unit 02070002,
   on right bank at highway bridge at Barnum, W. Va., 0.4 mi upstream from Folly Run, 4.0 mi
   southwest of Piedmont, W. Va., and at mile 59.4.
DRAINAGE AREA.--266 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1966 to September 1985, October 1985 to September 2003 (operated as a partial-record station only),
   October 2003 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.  Datum of gage is 1,151.28 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS.--Prior to July 1981 regulation of low flow by Stony River Reservoir, 39 mi upstream from station (see station 01595200).
   Since July 1981 complete regulation by Jennings Randolph Lake, 1.5 mi upstream from station, capacity
   96,600 acre-ft. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 27,100 ft3/s, July 3, 1978,
   gage height, 13.37 ft; minimum discharge, 0.91 ft3/s, Aug. 12, 1981.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,
   and the U.S. Geological Survey.
This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center, Frostburg office.

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All 5 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-07-30
00065 Gage height 2014-04-01  2014-07-30
00010 Temperature, water 2012-10-01  2014-07-30
00095 Specific cond at 25C 2012-10-01  2014-07-30
00400 pH 2012-10-01  2014-07-30

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 212   07-30-2014  11:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 30 based on 30 years of record more
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(1968)
25th
percen-
tile
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Value Jul 30
75th
percen-
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Max
(1967)
36 83 168 185 212 255 622


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.93   07-30-2014  11:15 EST
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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 14.1   07-30-2014  11:00 EST
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Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 312   07-30-2014  11:00 EST
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pH, water, unfiltered, field, standard units

Most recent instantaneous value: 7.8   07-30-2014  11:00 EST
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