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USGS 01580000 DEER CREEK AT ROCKS, MD

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 39°37'47.9", long 76°24'11.9", Harford County, Hydrologic Unit 02050306, on right
   bank 0.3 mi upstream from bridge on Cherry Hill Road, 0.8 mi southeast of Rocks, 1.2 mi upstream from Stirrup
   Run, and 23.5 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--94.4 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1926 to current year. Monthly discharge only for November and December 1926,
   published in WSP 1302.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WSP 726: Drainage area. WSP 1502: 1927-36 (maximum and minimum only 1927-29,
   maximum only 1930-32, 1936).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Concrete control since Sept. 7, 1938. Datum of gage is 249.60 ft above
   North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS.--Prior to 1965, some regulation at low flow by mills upstream from station. 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, 13,600 ft³/s, Aug. 23, 1933,
   gage height 17.70 ft; minimum discharge, 3.5 ft³/s, Aug. 22, 2002.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum stage since at least 1888, that of Aug. 23, 1933.
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.

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All 2 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 1990-10-01  2019-01-23
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2019-01-23

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 293 01-23-2019   21:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jan 23 based on 91 years of record more
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Max
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37.9 73 110 123 158 293 356


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.03 01-23-2019   21:15 EST
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