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Water-Year Summary for Site 01585500

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2018: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
01585500 CRANBERRY BRANCH NEAR WESTMINSTER, MD
LOCATION - Lat 39°35'33.7", long 76°58'05.7" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Carroll County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 02060003, on left bank 80 ft upstream from culvert, 0.7 mi upstream from mouth, and 1.8 mi northeast of Westminster.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3.29 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1432: Drainage area, 1954-55. WDR MD-DE-75-1: 1972(M). WDR MD-DE-79-1: 1973-78(P).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1949 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and concrete control. Datum of gage is 665.88 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS -
  • Water Year 2018: Records poor, including those for estimated discharges.
  • Water Year 2017: Records fair, no estimated discharges.
  • Water Years 2015-2016: Records fair, except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2014: Records good, 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 small diversions to and releases from Cranberry Reservoir, located offstream 1 mi upstream from station since August 1957, capacity, 113,700,000 gal. Beginning October 1972, occasional large diversions past the gaging station from the reservoir through a 30-inch pipe. U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.