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Water-Year Summary for Site 01490000

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01490000 CHICAMACOMICO RIVER NEAR SALEM, MD
LOCATION - Lat 38°30'42.0", long 75°52'47.7" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Dorchester County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 02080110, on right bank at downstream side of highway bridge on U.S. Route 50, 1.6 mi east of Salem, 3.5 mi northwest of Vienna, and 13 mi upstream from confluence with Transquaking River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 15 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1332: 1952. WDR US 2006: 2001-05.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1951 to September 1980, October 2000 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 2.88 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Gage was previously located downstream of Big Mill Pond dam.
REMARKS -
  • Water Years 2017: Records fair, except those for estimated discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Years 2014-2016: Records fair, except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2013 and prior years’ accuracy statements can be found in Annual Water Data Reports.

  • Occasional regulation by Big Mill Pond. Diversion for irrigation of about 225 acres above station. U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.