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USGS 01653600 PISCATAWAY CREEK AT PISCATAWAY, MD

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 38°42'20.8", long 76°57'58.3", Prince Georges County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 02070010,
   at downstream side of bridge on State Highway 223, at Piscataway, 0.4 mi upstream from
   Tinker Creek, and 4.8 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--39.5 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1965 to September 2005, October 2006 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/dv/?site_no=01653600: 2007-2014
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and concrete control. Datum of gage is 7.63 ft above 
    North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to April 28, 2016 gage located on left bank, 75 ft
   downstream at same gage datum.
REMARKS.--U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 12,400 ft3/s (estimated), July 7, 2020, gage height, 15.42 ft;
   Minimum discharge, 0.0 ft3/s, no flow at times in 1966, 1970, 1977, 1980-83, 1985-89, 1991-95, 1997-99,
   2002, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2019, and 2020.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Maryland Department of 
   Transportation, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
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This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Baltimore office.

Available Parameters Period of Record
  
1965-10-01  2021-07-23







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