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USGS 01645000 SENECA CREEK AT DAWSONVILLE, MD

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LOCATION.--Lat 39°07'41.1", long 77°20'08.8", Montgomery County, Hydrologic Unit 02070008, on
   right bank at bridge on State Highway 28, 150 ft downstream from mouth of Great Seneca Creek,
   0.5 mi east of Dawsonville, and 5.8 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--101 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--September 1930 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WSP 726: Drainage area. WSP 1232: 1930. WSP 1272: 1933. WSP 1432: 1934-35(M), 1941(M).
   WDR MD-DE-74-1: 1970(M), WDR MD-DE-DC-03-1: 2002(M).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Concrete control since March 3, 1934. Datum of gage is
   213.31 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Sept. 26 to Nov. 9, 1930, chain gage, and Nov. 10, 1930
   to Apr. 6, 1934, water-stage recorder, at highway bridge 60 ft upstream at same gage datum.
REMARKS.--Small diversion at times for irrigation 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, 26,100 ft3/s, June 22, 1972,
   gage height, 16.40 ft; minimum discharge, 1.7 ft3/s, Sept. 28, 29, 1930.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Interstate Commission on the
   Potomac River Basin, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
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This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Frostburg office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
1972-05-31  2020-04-05
2007-10-01  2020-04-05







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 88.3 04-05-2020   10:50 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Apr 5 based on 89 water years of record more
Min
(1966)
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Apr 5
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(1977)
43.0 88.3 94 125 174 183 1100


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.25 04-05-2020   10:50 EDT
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