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Water-Year Summary for Site 01581753

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Available Parameters
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
62615 Elevation, lake/res, NAVD88(Max.,Min.)  

Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
01581753 ATKISSON RESERVOIR NEAR BEL AIR, MD
LOCATION - Lat 39°29'07.9", long 76°20'40.7" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Harford County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 02060003, on pier at Harford Glen Environmental Education Center, 0.7 mi upstream of Atkisson Reservoir Dam, and 3.3 mi south of Bel Air.
DRAINAGE AREA - Not determined.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2015 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 0.00 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS -
  • Water Years 2018-2020: Records fair. Missing data due to ice effects or equipment malfunction.
  • Water Year 2017: Records good. Missing data due to ice effects or equipment malfunction.
  • Water Year 2016: Records good. Missing data due to equipment malfunction.

  • Elevation of gaged water surface is generally higher than elevation of water surface in reservoir pool behind Atkisson Dam. U.S. Geological Survey gage-height telemeter at station.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum elevation, 125.16 ft, February 24, 2016, minimum elevation, 119.11 ft, September 13-18, 2016.
    CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
    PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2010 to current year.
    INSTRUMENTATION - Unshielded, standard 8-in. diameter, tipping bucket precipitation gage with 0.01 in. tip increment.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily precipitation, 5.70 in, October 29, 2012.
    REMARKS - Gaps in record indicate missing or erroneous data. Estimated records are based on confirmation with nearby U.S. Geological Survey sites, National Weather Service sites and local observer records. U.S. Geological Survey water-data telemeter at station.