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USGS 01585500 CRANBERRY BRANCH NEAR WESTMINSTER, MD

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 39°35'33.7", long 76°58'05.7", Carroll County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 02060003, on left bank 
   80 ft upstream from culvert, 0.7 mi upstream from mouth, and 1.8 mi northeast of Westminster.
DRAINAGE AREA.--3.29 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1949 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WSP 1432: Drainage area, 1954-55. WDR MD-DE-75-1: 1972(M). WDR MD-DE-79-1: 1973-78(P).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage and concrete control. Datum of gage is 665.88 ft above 
   North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS.--Occasional small diversions to and releases from Cranberry Reservoir, located offstream 1 mi upstream 
   from station since August 1957, capacity, 113,700,000 gal. Beginning October 1972, occasional large diversions  
   past the gaging station from the reservoir through a 30-inch pipe. U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection 
   platform at station. Water-quality records for some prior periods have been collected at this location.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 3,030 ft³/s, July 25, 2018, gage height, 8.89 ft; minimum
   discharge, 0 ft³/s, no flow, Sept. 5, 1995, July 4, 30, 31, Aug. 1-7, 10-15, 2002, as a result of regulation. 
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Maryland Department of the Environment,
   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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00060 Discharge(Mean) 1949-10-01  2019-06-24

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