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  • January 22, 2018 - USGS Water Data availability during lapse in Federal funding

    Due to a lapse in Federal funding, the U.S. Geological Survey must suspend those parts of its data collection and distribution processes requiring human intervention. However, automated reporting and serving of telemetered data will continue.

    Users may note some degradation in the quality and completeness of real-time streamflow, groundwater and water-quality data from some reporting stations due to the suspension of field calibrations and adjustments, especially as high flows occur, aquatic vegetation becomes dominant, or ice forms in high altitude streams. The USGS will continue to monitor some performance aspects of its network using a skeleton workforce.

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  Stream Site

Latitude 38°48'23",   Longitude 77°06'36"   NAD27
Alexandria City, Virginia, Hydrologic Unit 02070010
Drainage area: 33.9 square miles
Datum of gage: 31.01 feet above   NAVD88.
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    1990-10-01  2018-01-23  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1955-06-01  2018-01-22  20507 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1955-06-01  2017-10-04 20397 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1955-06  2017-10  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1955  2018  
 Peak streamflow 1953-05-05  2016-02-24  62 
 Field measurements 1955-06-24  2017-11-28  705 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1956-02-08  1980-07-22  7 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2017  12 
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