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USGS 01591610 PATUXENT RIVER BELOW BRIGHTON DAM NEAR BRIGHTON,MD

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 39°11'31.9", long 77°00'15.8", Montgomery County, Hydrologic Unit 02060006,
   on right bank at Brighton Dam, 500 ft downstream from Triadelphia Reservoir, 1.3 mi east of Brighton,
   and 92 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--78.6 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1980 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/dv/?site_no=01591610: 2013.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage and concrete control. Datum of gage is 302.98 ft above North American 
   Vertical Datum of 1988. June 1978 to October 1980, nonrecording gage 300 ft upstream on left bank
   at different gage datum.
REMARKS.--Flow completely regulated by Triadelphia Reservoir, 500 ft upstream, usable capacity,
   6,200,000,000 gal; no dead storage. U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
   Water-quality records for some prior periods have been collected at this location.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of June 22, 1972, reached a discharge of 17,800 ft3/s.
   Data provided by Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Washington Suburban Sanitary
   Commission, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
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This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Baltimore office.

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All 3 Available Parameters for this site
  
00010 Temperature, water [Right bank at gage] 2013-04-05  2017-10-10
00060 Discharge 1988-05-17  2017-11-19
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2017-11-19

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 54.3 11-19-2017   06:45 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 19 based on 37 years of record more
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(1987)
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Max
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8.00 29 54.3 61 81 86 534


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.74 11-19-2017   06:45 EST
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