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USGS 01595800 NORTH BRANCH POTOMAC RIVER AT BARNUM, WV

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LOCATION.-- Lat 39°26'42.4", long 79°06'38.9", Mineral County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 02070002,
   on right bank at Barnum, W. Va., 1.7 mi below Jennings Randolph Lake, 0.4 mi upstream from Folly Run, and 
   4.0 mi southwest of Piedmont, W. Va., at mile 59.4.
DRAINAGE AREA.--266 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1966 to September 1985, October 1985 to September 2003 (operated as a partial-record station only),
   October 2003 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/dv/?site_no=01595800: 2018.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.  Datum of gage is 1,151.28 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS.--Prior to July 1981, regulation of low flow by Stony River Reservoir, 39 mi upstream from station (see station 01595200).
   Since July 1981, complete regulation by Jennings Randolph Lake, 1.7 mi upstream from station, capacity 96,600 acre-ft.
   U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 27,100 ft3/s, July 3, 1978, gage height, 13.37 ft;
   minimum discharge, 0.91 ft3/s, Aug. 12, 1981.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,
   and the U.S. Geological Survey.
This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Frostburg office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
2012-10-01  2019-12-14
2003-10-01  2019-12-14
2007-10-01  2019-12-14
2012-10-01  2019-12-14
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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 8.1 12-14-2019   05:15 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 173 12-14-2019   05:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 14 based on 35 water years of record more
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Dec 14
Min
(2017)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(2008)
173 185 299 580 690 957 1790


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.81 12-14-2019   05:15 EST
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Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 390 12-14-2019   05:15 EST
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pH, water, unfiltered, field, standard units

Most recent instantaneous value: 7.9 12-14-2019   05:15 EST
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