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USGS 01653600 PISCATAWAY CREEK AT PISCATAWAY, MD

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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, 8,500 ft3/s, September 6, 1979.
   Maximum gage height, 13.15 ft, August 12, 2014. 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, and 2019.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Maryland State Highway 
   Administration, 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
  
1990-10-01  2020-06-07
2007-10-01  2020-06-07







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 41.0 06-07-2020   03:30 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jun 7 based on 53 water years of record more
Min
(1999)
25th
percen-
tile
Median 75th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Jun 7
Mean Max
(1989)
0.43 8.9 22 37 41.0 50 680


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.00 06-07-2020   03:30 EDT
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