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USGS 01594526 WESTERN BRANCH AT UPPER MARLBORO, MD

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 38°48'51.2", long 76°44'55.4", Prince Georges County, Hydrologic Unit 02060006,
   on left bank 1000 ft upstream from bridge on Water Street, 0.2 mi south of Upper Marlboro, and
   4.7 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--89.7 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1985 to April 1989, April 1992 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WDR-US-2010: 1994(P), 1996(P), 1999, 2003(P), 2005(P), 2007, 2008-09. WDR-US-2011:
   1999(P), 2007(P), 2008, 2010(P).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.  Datum of gage is 4.42 ft above North American 
   Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS.--U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 13,000 ft3/s, September 8, 2011, 
   gage height, 21.18 ft; minimum discharge, 0.32 ft3/s,  Sept. 21, 2002.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Maryland Geological Survey,
   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 Available Period
All 2 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 1985-10-01  2018-11-17
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2018-11-17

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 348 11-17-2018   08:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 17 based on 29 years of record more
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7.70 27 67 114 180 348 2680


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 5.44 11-17-2018   08:15 EST
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